Food

Agriculture Productivity Fund

Basic Capability Upgrading (BCU) Scheme


This scheme co-funds purchase of equipment that would help increase a farm’s productivity such as:

  • increase in production
  • manpower savings
  • resource savings.

The BCU application closes on 31 December 2019.

Productivity Enhancement (PE) Scheme


The PE scheme co-funds the purchase of automated, advanced and integrated farming systems.

Farming systems should help productive farms achieve:

  • greater productivity through capability upgrading
  • increased production capacity
  • land intensification.

The PE scheme application closes on 31 December 2019.

Research & Development Open Call


The R&D scheme co-funds R&D in food farming technology with direct practical industry application to the local agriculture industry.

R&D projects should help farms achieve quantum leap in production yield and produce food that is price competitive. Projects must apply to strategic food items, namely hen egg, food fish, leafy vegetable, beansprout and quail egg.

The application period for the R&D Open Call is 14 August 2017 to 31 October 2017.

Cash Advancement


To help our farms ease cash flow, all APF projects with approved funding of $30,000 and above may be eligible for up to 30% cash advancement.

 

For enquiries on the APF, you can email AVA_APF@ava.gov.sg. You can also contact Mr Alan Ong or Mrs Wu-Mok Yin Fong at (65) 6805 2773 or (65) 6805 2769.


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