Aquaponics requires low capital investment, uses minimal energy and is resilient against extreme weather. But the to-do list to make it a viable long-term substitute for traditional agriculture remains long. Devex heard more about the future of the food production system at the Harvest the Future Symposium in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.