Workshop on Writing Effective Job Description to Attract Right Talent
21 October 2020
2pm - 4pm
SAFEF was pleased to support the online workshop on “Writing Effective Job Description to Attract Right Talent”, which was jointly organised by Workforce Singapore (WSG) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA). Conducted virtually on 21 October 2020, 22 participants from 18 companies attended this free interactive workshop, which provided participants with useful tips on how to write effective job descriptions, and how to market the job and industry to attract the right talent.
Annual Trade Members’ Meeting
2 October 2020
4pm - 5pm
Held for the first time on Zoom, 15 representatives from 9 Trade Members and 2 Associate Members attended our Annual Trade Members’ Meeting on 2 October 2020. Members were updated on SAFEF’s past year’s activities which included networking events; workshops and webinars; our very own SG Farmers’ Market events, launch of e-SG Farmers’ Market, blog and social media campaign to promote local produce; as well as fruitful dialogues with SFA which led to SFA’s confirmed support of SAFEF’s 3-year plan to promote and advance Singapore’s agro-food industry.
SAFEF also announced the Industry Representatives who were elected by SAFEF Members to sit on our Management Committee from October 2020 to September 2022. They are:
Food Fish Sector:
Mr Lucky Phua, Apollo Aquaculture Group Pte Ltd
Ms Stella Chia, Nippon Koi Farm Pte Ltd
Mr Sam Choo, Rong-Yao Fisheries Pte Ltd
Mr Edvin Lim, Chew’s Agriculture Pte Ltd
Mr Ma Chin Chew, N&N Agriculture Pte Ltd
Mr Koh Yeow Koon, Seng Choon Farm Pte Ltd
Mr Peter Barber, ComCrop Pte Ltd
Mr Jack Moy, Sustenir Agriculture (Singapore) Private Limited
Mr Alan Toh, Yili Vegetation & Trading Pte Ltd
Following the meeting, SAFEF’s Board of Directors appointed the Office Bearers. The following will be serving on the Management Committee in their personal capacity:
President: Mr Chew Chee Bin, SAFEF Director
Vice-President: Mr Dave Huang, SAFEF Director
Vice-President: Mr Frank Tan, SAFEF Director
AgriFood Innovation Webinar
22 – 24 September 2020
3pm - 5.30pm
SAFEF is proud to be a Supporting Partner of the AgriFood Innovation Webinar. The AgriFood Innovation Webinar will bring together over 45 experts from Norway, Israel and Singapore to share the latest trends in agrifood innovation, and discuss opportunities for enabling solutions to address global challenges such as food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture.
Join us from 22 to 24 September 2020 for 3 days of presentations on urban farming, alternative protein and modern agriculture, and uncover new insights into the world of food and agriculture innovation. Register now: https://agrifood.ipi-singapore.org/
Webinar on Harnessing Clean Energy For Farms in Singapore
13 August 2020
3pm - 4.30pm
SAFEF and Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore are jointly organising a Free Webinar on Harnessing Clean Energy for Farms in Singapore. Come and find out more about solar and other clean energy options available to you, and how you can harness solar / clean energy and energy-efficient technologies and processes as long-term cost-saving measures to meet your energy needs, increase your yield and bottom line, and lower your carbon footprint. There will also be a Panel Discussion to be moderated by SAFEF Director, Mr Chew Chee Bin.
SAFEF is proud to be a Supporting Partner of Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) Congress – a virtual event which will take place from 13 – 14 July 2020 digitally. Featuring leaders from hospitality, food manufacturing, and food services, who will headline medium to long term commercial and operational strategies in responses to needed new directions presented by COVID-19 uncertainties, FHA Congress will provide food farmers with a picture of how the supply chain will evolve. Sign up to access livestream and on-demand content, interact with speakers via live polls and Q&A, while connecting and networking with attendees through chats and virtual meetings.
SAFEF Members can register for the 2-day Congress at a special rate of SGD495 (Usual: SGD1,100) by using the promo code, FHACONGSO. For more information, visit www.fhacongress.com
SAFEF’s CNY ‘Lo Hei’ Lunch
29 January 2020
11.30am - 1.30pm
SAFEF ushered in the Year of the Rat with a CNY ‘Lo Hei’ Lunch on 29 January 2020 together with more than 80 participants. Special guests who joined in the celebrations included SAFEF’s Patron, Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry, as well as friends from Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA).