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Dohan Song, Ph.D. Director of Financial Research Unit NongHyup Economic Research Institute Seoul, Korea About the Crop Insurance Program In Korea, the Crop Insurance Program (here after, CIP) was first introduced in 2001 in an attempt to compensate farmers from possible catastrophic...
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Yutsai Huang, Ph.D. Director, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   As a result of climate change, rainfall patterns shift or extreme events such as drought and floods become more frequent. Crop insurance is therefore a key in assisting farmers lessen the negative financial impact or...
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Yutsai Huang, Ph.D. Director, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   In small farm household countries, farm products take many distribution stages from farm gates to consumers. The huge gap between farmers’ income and retail price has been the point of criticism for many years....
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Sung-Jae Chun Public-Service Advocate of Korea 1. Introduction on the Farmland Bank Project (1) Purposes The purposes of the farmland bank project are to achieve optimal size for farmland scale, efficient usage of farmlands, improvement of the agricultural structure and the stabilization of...
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Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that...
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