Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-Bin Im is Professor of Department of Agricultural Eonomics and Rural Development in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University. Professor Im holds Ph. D. in Agricultural and Resources Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park (U.S.A) after having M.A and B.A. from Seoul National University.

His academic research and publication covers a wide range of agricultural policy and trade topics such as agricultural direct payment program, WTO and Free Trade Agreement(FTA) issues. He is contributing to many academic journals, as editorial board member for Journal of Korean Agricultural Policy, Journal of Korean Livestock Management and as Editor-in-chief for Journal of Korean Agricultural Economics.

In addition, he has advised several developing country governments, international organizations as well as various Korean ministries on agricultural policy and trade issues. Professor Im is currently working, among others, as Chair for Evaluation of FTA Compensation System Forum and Chair for Dietary Education Forum, and served as a Member of Presidential Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Policy.

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Introduction On January 29, 2018, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) released its annual Work Plan for 2018. The Work Plan is to show the core tasks to implement in 2018. The main goals of 2018 MAFRA work plan are to increase jobs in the agricultural and livestock...
Country: Korea Topic: Agriculture
History of Agricultural Policy Study In Korea, agricultural policy research has been conducted by public research institutes since the establishment of Agricultural Management Research Center (AMRC) under the Rural Development Administration (RDA) in 1967. This was the first research center for...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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Country: Korea Topic: Overview
INTRODUCTION Climate change is caused by global warming. It refers to the average increase in global temperature, and has become a megatrend that will lead to significant changes in future society. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) offers up substantial scientific evidence...
Introduction With the passage of time, Korean exports of agricultural products have undergone many changes. During the 1950s and 1960s, major agricultural exports included rice, cocoons, ginseng and tobacco. In the 1970s, canned mushrooms, chestnuts, mushrooms, arrowroot wallpaper, and oriental...