Shanghai's agropark

Ever heard of Greenport Shanghai?Located on Chongming Island, not far from Dongtan Ecocity, it should be one of the first agropark – a systems innovation of metropolitan agro production, processing and logistics – in the world. In other words, the idea is to have fully sustainable food production in an food park in the vicinity of Shanghai. gardentower.jpg
Vertical farming (Dickson Despommier)
greenport.jpg The 27km2 park is a joint product of Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation (SIIC), TransForum and Wageningen UR – a Dutch undertaking.
Let’s hope that the agro-park will fare better than the Dongtan eco-city project…