INDUSTRY EVENTS

SAFEF’s Technology-Matching Webinar

SAFEF’s Technology-Matching Webinar

Description:

SAFEF held its first-ever Technology-Matching Webinar on 18 December 2020. Attended by 26 participants from 10 companies, the Webinar featured presentations by 3 of SAFEF’s Associate Members:

Participants found out how these solutions can potentially benefit their farms’ operations. A poll at the end of the Webinar drew a 60% response rate from the participants, and more than 90% of the respondents rated the Webinar “Good” and “Excellent”.

Black Soldier Fly Webinar

Black Soldier Fly Webinar

Description:

SAFEF was pleased to support the Black Soldier Fly Webinar, which was jointly organised by National Environment Agency (NEA) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA). Conducted virtually on 9 December 2020, more than 25 of SAFEF’s Members attended the Webinar. Participants learnt more about Black Solder Flies (BSF); how they can process food waste streams/food by-products into nutritious feed, meal and oil; how frass (excreta from the larvae) can be used as soil amendment; and how such BSF applications can potentially benefit farms’ operations, and ensure that resources return to the food supply chain to strengthen the resilience and sustainability of the food system.

Workshop on Writing Effective Job Description to Attract Right Talent

Workshop on Writing Effective Job Description to Attract Right Talent

Description:

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

Annual Trade Members’ Meeting

Description:

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.

AgriFood Innovation Webinar

AgriFood Innovation Webinar

Description:

SAFEF was proud to be a Supporting Partner of the AgriFood Innovation Webinar. The Webinar brought 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.

Held virtually from 22 to 24 September 2020, the experts delivered presentations on urban farming, alternative protein and modern agriculture.

Webinar on Harnessing Clean Energy For Farms in Singapore

Webinar on Harnessing Clean Energy For Farms in Singapore

Description:

SAFEF and Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) jointly organised a Free Webinar on Harnessing Clean Energy for Farms in Singapore. The Webinar attracted an attendance of 83 participants from 40 companies. Participants found out more about solar and other clean energy options available to them, and how they can harness solar / clean energy and energy-efficient technologies and processes as long-term cost-saving measures to meet their energy needs, increase their yield and bottom line, and lower their carbon footprint. There was also a Panel Discussion moderated by SAFEF Director, Mr Chew Chee Bin.