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Skill shortage threatens Asia's 'future food' ambitions

Region lacks adequate training programs for alternative protein production

| Singapore
Upside Foods' cultivated chicken sandwich: Such manufactured meats use up to 95% less land and 78% less water than the conventional version. (Handout photo from Upside Foods)

Ryan Huling is senior communications manager at the Good Food Institute Asia Pacific, a Singapore-based think tank focused on alternative proteins.

At the U.N. climate change conference in Egypt last month, senior officials from Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia and other countries sat down for a first-of-its-kind meal together.

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