Japan

ABSTRACT In the context of recent high economic growth in Asian countries, agrarian structure has also been drastically transforming. Agricultural development has been mainly led by increase of production. Nowadays, however, farmers’ response to urban consumers’ demands for safe and...
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INTRODUCTION​​​​​​ The original “Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Regions Vitalization Creation Plan” (hereinafter referred to as the “Vitalization Plan”) was set out with its ultimate objective of doubling the income of farmers and farming villages in 2013. The...
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ABSTRACT The pattern of global food trade changed dramatically between the pre- and post-WWII periods. Before WWII, developed countries colonialized today’s developing countries and imported mainly primary products, including foods, from them. In contrast, after WWII, developed countries became...
Country: Japan Topic: Agriculture
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INTRODUCTION Rice is a staple food in Japan. Consumers are sensitive about the variety of rice, its location, and time of harvest, when they are purchasing rice or foods containing rice from a retailer or if they are dining at a restaurant. However, these aspects are difficult to judge from the...
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INTRODUCTION Japan's agricultural structure is changing from small farm sizes to relatively larger one. The 2015 World Census of Agriculture published in 2016 shows that the number of agriculture management entities[1]  in Japan falls by 18% from 1.68 million in 2010 to 1.38 million in...
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