Policy Articles

2020.12.22
ABSTRACT Working conditions in slaughterhouses as well as the accommodation of the employees are regarded as reasons for the specific susceptibility of the slaughterhouse and meat processing sector for coronavirus infections. After massive breakouts in German meat plants, work processes and work...
Country: Others Topic: Overview
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2020.12.21
ABSTRACT The COVID-19 virus met Germany, like the rest of Europe relatively unprepared. With the rising number of infections, the government implemented a first round of lock-down starting from mid-March up to mid-May. Just shops selling food stuff could stay open, while all shops providing “non...
Country: Others Topic: Agriculture
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2020.12.21
ABSTRACT The COVID-19 novel coronavirus spread around the world since December 2019. The first official case in Myanmar was reported on March 23rd 2020 where the first set of containment measures was introduced. In Myanmar, COVID-19 infection rate was low at the 1st wave but recently at the 2nd...
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2020.12.21
ABSTRACT Taiwan with its New Southbound policy has reached out to ASEAN and India for economic and business opportunities. These two regions were amongst the world’s most promising growth rates (higher than the global average) before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and are expected to have...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Overview
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2020.12.21
ABSTRACT Japan’s food industry relies on foreigners in two ways. First, foreign tourists’ demands for Japanese foods has been increasing. Second, Japan’s new policy for accepting foreign workers is mitigating the labor shortage in the food industry. However, COVID-19 caused a suspension of cross...
Country: Japan Topic: Overview
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