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Singapore backs vertical farms

13 August 2013 Last updated at 03:46 BST

With its limited space and lack of land for agriculture, it is little surprise that in Singapore more than 90% of food is imported.

But the government wants to change that. It is urging farmers to consider abandoning their traditional plots and turning them into vertical farms. Ashleigh Nghiem has been to visit one.

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