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Tomohiro Uchiyama Mie University, Tsu, Mie 514-8507, Japan Email: uchiyama@bio.mie-u.ac.jp   ABSTRACT Agriculture in Japan has shrunk for a long time. This paper examines the recent trend of farming sector, latest statistics on farm entry and succession, unique characteristics of...
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Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Rice is the staple food in Japan.  Thus, the Japanese government is paying special attention to rice contamination by cesium after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident of March 2011.  This article aims to...
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Mitsuaki Shindo, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Policy Planning Division   Keywords:  Japan, agriculture, trade negotiations, WTO, FTA, EPA, TPP, tariff, levy, domestic support, sensitive products, rice, wheat, barley, beef, pork, dairy, sugar, starch...
Country: Japan Topic: Overview
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Takayuki KIMURA Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   Akihiko HIRASAWA Norinchukin Research Institute Co., Ltd.   The Farmer’s Pension System (FPS) in Japan is a public pension system which provides the additional pension on top of the National Pension...
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Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Policy Research Coordinator, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   (Continued from Part 1 uploaded on September 5, 2014)   I. Securing Stable Food Supply Article 2 (The Basic Law on Food,...
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