Durian is native and semi-cultivated in continental Southeast Asia in South Tenasserim Lower Burma, and Indo-Chinese countries like Thailand and Vietnam, maritime southern Philippines provinces of Mindanao and Sulu, the Visayas Islands, Luzon Island, and the Malay Archipelago. One of...
Singapore’s first mushroom farm was the Everbloom Mushroom Pte Ltd incorporated on 1 April 1981. One of the legacies of this early era of mushroom farming in Singapore is the Mushroom Farm which specializes in supplying fresh organically-grown mushrooms in Singapore. One of the...
In the 1940s, Singapore was a major center of research and experimentation for tilapia breeding and its ponds yielded promise for meeting food requirements. Tilapia was first brought into Singapore by the Japanese community during World War II and, when the tide of World War II turned...
The Singapore-Riau leg of SIJORI is useful as a case study for analyzing agricultural exchanges in sub-regionalism. The 2000s saw the take-off stage of SIJORI with agri-businesses taking off in some of the Riau Archipelago’s constituents and there was also diversity in the types of...
From the 1970 to the 1990s, Singapore's ornamental fish industry organically expanded and some fish farms like Qian Hu perfected the method of oxygenating delivery bags of fishes for overseas customers. The authorities also carried out water quality regulatory interventions, tightened...
Tai Wei Lim
AfflicationSingapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
Latest Submission of the Author
Understanding Contemporary Durian Developmental Policy from a Historical Point of View
The Development of Singapore’s Mushroom Farming Industry
Development of Tilapia Farming in Singapore
The Political Economy of Sub-Regionalism: SIJORI Agricultural Cooperation in the Riau-Singapore Leg
Development of Singapore’s Ornamental Fish Industry