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Maliki to lead delegation to Netherlands & Denmark

Minister of State for National Development and Defence Mohamad Maliki Osman will lead a delegation to the Netherlands and Denmark to learn about their best practices in food security.

SINGAPORE: Minister of State for National Development and Defence Mohamad Maliki Osman will lead a delegation to the Netherlands and Denmark to learn about their best practices in food security.

The Ministry of National Development (MND) said the delegation will also look at initiatives to boost farm productivity in the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

Dr Maliki's visit will start on June 22 and end on June 28.

While in the Netherlands, Dr Maliki will visit the Ministry of Agriculture and call on Agriculture Minister Sharon Djiskma.

He will also visit the Food Valley NL, Wageningen University and Research Centre, and vegetable/fish/egg farms using innovative technology and systems to automate their processes.

In Denmark, Dr Maliki will visit the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and high-tech vegetable and fish farms.

He will be accompanied by officials from MND, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority and representatives from the farming industry. 

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