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The ZipFarm™ is empowering farmers to live and grow in cities. It’s giving greater access to fresher, healthier food for city dwellers, and securing our food system through distributed production in the process. Learn more: http://tinyurl.com/p3lq2p3 Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe A high-tech portable vegetable farm designed and built in Japan will soon be heading to Qatar. The innovative project is part of an effort by the desert gulf state to find ways to tackle its food security problem and grow more at home. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Tokyo. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless.’ Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world’s most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=… Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsWorld’s largest indoor vertical farm uses 95 percent less water and produces more foodDickson Despommier On Population Growth and Food ProductionIntegrating Aquaponics with Garden Towers for Local Food Production: A Kahuku School ProjectEP Nov. 11, 2012: Slow Food-Miami: Community Based Food Production, Creating New “Green’ JobsVertical Farm | Another Way to Produce Food in Cities (HD 1080p)Vertical farm designed to produce food amidst Shanghai’s skyscrapers

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6 Comments

  • Will Alvarez 1 year ago

    Will this system work with aquaponics? What price point would this system cater to?

  • Ventarmy 1 year ago

    This is awesome, Are those LEDS on a rail system?? I have never seen that setup before

  • San Hess 1 year ago

    What about FIFO, Jit, kzan, as far as production?

  • Wiggity Hanes (GorrillaPonics) 1 year ago

    Nate this is great! keep up the great work. both yourself and your team. it would seem as though you've surrounded yourself with greatness.

  • 13ccasto 1 year ago

    I remember when Nate had black hair!

  • Steven Young 1 year ago

    I really love this system. Fantastic work, guys & gals!