ABSTRACT In Korean agriculture, rice holds not only the status of being a staple food but it also remains the predominant crop for a significant proportion of farmers. However, a persistent trend of structural oversupply of rice has been ongoing since the late 1990s, with an overproduction of...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness
ABSTRACT Food delivery applications have grown rapidly in recent years, fueled by increasing consumer demand for convenience and prepared foods. Previous studies on what factors encourage consumers to use delivery platforms rely largely on survey data, likely due to the lack of availability of...
ABSTRACT To address the crisis of population decline at the local level, the South Korean government is allocating KRW1 trillion (US$769.2 million) annually, starting from 2022. This funding will be provided to support basic and metropolitan local governments that have been designated as ‘...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
ABSTRACT Korea’s agricultural income per farm household in 2022 was KRW9.49 million (US$7,342), the largest decline since statistics were compiled. The low level of agricultural income, which has not exceeded KRW10 million (US$7,740) over the past 30 years, threatens the sustainability of Korean...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT As the elderly population continues to grow and strains public medical finances, there is a pressing need for innovative solutions to address the impending exhaustion of resources for elderly care. One such solution is the concept of community care, which offers an alternative approach...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development