Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region
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Investigate and make judgments on the ethical and sustainable production and marketing of food and fibre (ACTDEK044)
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Food shortage: Please, Sir, can I have some more?

Are we headed for food shortages in the future? Many scientists say that food production is becoming a critical issue and that Australia has a part to play in securing food for the world's future. As you watch this clip from 2013, find out how past strategies dealt with the food security issue, and learn about our plans for addressing it now and in the future.

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The Australian Curriculum v7.0 Design and Technologies Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows

"examining emerging production technologies and methods in terms of productivity, profitability and sustainability, for example vertical farming, recirculation technologies in aquaculture"

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Alternate wetting and drying (AWD)--using less water to grow rice - YouTube

"Across the globe, water is fast becoming a precious commodity and traditional rice growing methods consume large amounts of this resource. AWD provides an alternative."

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Top 5 need-to-knows about conservation agriculture

Top 5 need-to-knows about conservation agriculture | Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region | Scoop.it
Facing climate change and nine billion mouths to feed by 2050, conservation agriculture is key to the future of food security, suggests FAO.
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CSISA Project - Laser Land Leveler.mov - YouTube

"The Cereals Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) is mandated to increase farm productivity and incomes of resource poor farm families in South Asia through leveling land using laser technology."

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Home | Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.

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Panasonic ventures into farming in Singapore

Panasonic ventures into farming in Singapore | Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region | Scoop.it

"The Japanese electronics giant has begun to supply fresh produce from its factory in a bid to boost crop production in the land-scarce city-state of Singapore."

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Innovation in the farming industry

Innovation in the farming industry | Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region | Scoop.it


"An article about vertical farming in Singapore"

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Food security explained: issues for Australia and our role in the global challenge | CSIRO

Food security explained: issues for Australia and our role in the global challenge | CSIRO | Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region | Scoop.it
The future world demand for food will place huge pressure on global food systems.
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SMEs are making strides toward sustainable sourcing

SMEs are making strides toward sustainable sourcing | Year 9-10 Design and Technologies: Food and Fibre futures in the Asia region | Scoop.it
An increasing number smaller businesses are following in the footsteps of multinationals like Unilever by adopting sustainable sourcing strategies.
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