State colleges and universities can take the lead in developing vertical farming technologies that can be easily adopted and scaled up by smallholders.
For their part, the private sector can upscale or expand their own vertical farming projects and businesses and commercialize their technologies for agribusiness entities and agricultural cooperatives to also adopt.
A good example of the companies that have ventured into vertical farming are Urban Greens and Planters Products Inc.
And lastly, the Department of Trade and Industry should make vertical farming part of its investment priorities by granting incentives to companies that widely adopt it.
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