Korea

ABSTRACT The survey of 611 farmers was conducted to provide insights on Korea’s crop insurance. The types of major disasters that the respondents experienced consist of typhoons, heavy rainfall, pests and diseases, etc. They were informed of crop insurance through various sources, such as...
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ABSTRACT Crop insurance in South Korea has played an important role for stable farm management since 2001 with two crops, apple and pear, as an initial demonstration of insurance. It has been expanded to fifty crops as of 2016. As the number of crops which is covered by agricultural insurance is...
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ABSTRACT Crop natural disaster insurance program in Korea has rapidly grown not only in quantity but in quality for 15 years since it was introduced in 2001. Number of agricultural items covered by the program was expanded from two in 2001 to 46 in 2015 and number of participating farmers...
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Introduction With the passage of time, Korean exports of agricultural products have undergone many changes. During the 1950s and 1960s, major agricultural exports included rice, cocoons, ginseng and tobacco. In the 1970s, canned mushrooms, chestnuts, mushrooms, arrowroot wallpaper, and oriental...
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Introduction Korean agriculture has been facing many challenges including its sluggish growth opening of market, climate change, and energy and resource shortage problems. Korean government has continually expanded investments in agri-food sector’s R&D to give appropriate solutions to these...
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