INTRODUCTION The Korean agricultural sector faces a number of challenges to be solved despite its rapid economic development. The Korean agriculture is characterized by small-sized family farming. Average farmland size is around 1.5 ha per farm which is the smallest among OECD member countries....
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT This article is a translated excerpt of Expanding Farmers’ Income and Farm Management Safety Nets which is the first chapter of Action Plan of Agricultural Policy Task of 2018-2022 Development Plan for Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry prepared by Ministry of Agriculture,...
ABSTRACT Like many countries, rural poverty was one of the most important issues to be solved at the initial stage of economic development in Korea since the early 1960s. The objective of this study is to draw policy implications for alleviating rural poverty based on the experiences of Korea in...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
ABSTRACT Household food consumption patterns in Korea are changing rapidly. These changes are caused by the changes in population and household structure, development of science and technology, climate change, and accelerated opening of the agri-food market (Lee et al., 2016). Since household...
ABSTRACT MAFRA plans to establish the status of Korea as the birthplace of kimchi by enhancing the competitiveness of domestically-produced kimchi. First, the ministry will expand the base of kimchi and fostering related industries. MAFRA will industrialize pickled cabbage as a kimchi related...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness