Vertical farming is ideal in areas which are strapped for farming space- such as urban cities- and in countries with deserts or very cold climate where outdoor growing is not feasible. It is also a more sustainable way of farming since it uses less space and in some cases less water. The article outlines the innovations in vertical farming, from hydroponics to aquaponics, giving a small description of each.
Lebanon is no stranger to vertical farming with Life Lab and Green Studios pioneering the trend in Lebanon in 2017. However, other areas of vertical farming could be better explored- get your thinking hats on Lebanese entrepreneurs.