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ABSTRACT The ‘gentan’ policy, an acreage reduction system, will be eliminated starting with rice harvested in 2018. The abolishment of the acreage reduction system aims at raising the competitiveness of Japanese rice making through encouraging uniqueness and creativity among rice...
Country: Japan Topic: Agriculture
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INTRODUCTION The aim of this article is to review the transformation of Japan’s rice policy for the last 30 years and to clarify their features. We will focus on the change of policy from price support to direct payments to support paddy field farmers. Current policy reforms are so...
Country: Japan Topic: Overview
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INTRODUCTION This article is translated from a webpage titled “Japanese Food Self-sufficiency Potential (日本の食料自給力)” (http://www.maff.go.jp/j/zyukyu/zikyu_ritu/012_1.html). This webpage is a subpage of a webpage titled “About food self-sufficiency rate and food self-sufficiency(食料自給率・食料自給力について...
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ABSTRACT Rice and its farming have been culturally the backbone of Japan's society so far. However, Japan's rice farming is facing an unprecedented turning point, in which this role will seemingly be doomed to being weakened due to the shrinking domestic demand. The purpose of this paper...
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This leaflet introduces you “The management package for agricultural production (GAP)”, which has increasingly attracted to agricultural industries. To begin with, please answer the following questions: Q1 (food safety): What happens to your farm if the products shipped from your farm...
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