Policy Articles

2013.10.08
Presidential Decree 1144: Regulating the Fertilizer and Pesticide Industry in the Philippines[1] Albert P. Aquino, Princess Alma B. Ani and Jamaica Angelica P. Derequito [2] Background In 1972-1973, the Philippines encountered significant decline in rice production due to typhoons and...
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2013.09.26
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Preface Agriculture is the foundation of a country and it holds a significant responsibility for its citizens. With the rapid growth of our global economy, agriculture GDP has decreased gradually; but, it is still one...
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2013.09.24
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Taiwan is an island with limited resources.  Through the years, the major focus is to promote production. Many policies were established to ensure self-sufficiency with selected export. In recent years, Taiwan has...
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2013.09.24
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Recreational agriculture, is a secondary agricultural business which is derived from agriculture itself.  The simple concept is to combine agriculture, lifestyle, and ecology as a whole. The key elements are: 1) agriculture...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Rural development
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2013.09.03
Yoshihisa GODO Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   1. Definition of “agricultural labor force”   In Japan, agricultural laborers are classified in one of the following two ways: “population mainly engaged in farming” and “core persons mainly engaged in farming.”...
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