By Wayne Chan, Channel NewsAsia, 11 Sep 2011.
The landscape industry is receiving a $12 million boost in funding for initiatives to raise productivity under its Landscape Productivity Roadmap for the next five years.
Minister of State for National Development and Manpower, Tan Chuan-Jin, who announced the funding on Sunday, said the industry is expected to grow between four and six per cent annually over the next three years.
The roadmap is developed by the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE) of the National Parks Board (NParks), in collaboration with the landscape industry.
It aims to build capabilities of the workforce, as part of efforts to grow Singapore into a City in a Garden. Read more