Gallery: Aeroponic Vertical Farm: High-Yield Terraced Rice Paddies for ...

 
With over 3 billion people around the globe relying on rice as their major food staple, there is high demand not only for the grain, but also the land on which to grow it. The Philippines is one of many countries that struggles to maintain food production while devoting land for housing and other industries. A solution, proposed by Jin Ho Kim, however, would see the construction of vertical farms expressly designed for the cultivation of rice. Using aeroponic growing technologies, rice can be grown compactly with minimal water while creating jobs and supplying food for the area.

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