Policy-Related News

2021.10.05
2
The Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry (Mafi) through the Agriculture Department is ready to assist individuals who are interested in becoming coffee entrepreneurs, “from beginning to end” — starting with the preparation of the planting process, irrigation system to coffee processing....
2021.10.05
1
Fruits that come with high price tags are flying off the shelves, prompting farmers to switch to these new crops, as they purport to bring higher incomes. According to Shinsegae Department Store, orders for its Chuseok holiday gift box comprising apple mangos and Shine Muscat grapes increased by...
2021.10.05
24
A new agriculture visa is set to bring more migrants to fill chronic labour shortages on Australian farms from November, with workers from South-East Asian countries to be prioritised. The federal government announced the visa’s formal go-ahead on Thursday, which had been foreshadowed by...
2021.10.05
6
Farmers claimed they have been competing against smuggled agricultural produce from China and other countries for many years now, although the surge in smuggled vegetables was only highlighted recently. “Whether these smuggled carrots entered the country via technical smuggling at ports or open...
2021.10.05
6
Taiwan can expect to add NT$50 billion (US$1.8 billion) worth of agricultural exports if allowed to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to an estimate by the Council of Agriculture (COA). The figure was presented Monday (Sept. 27) in...
2021.09.09
5
More Philippine-grown pineapples and mangoes could enter the U.S. after the two countries’ authorities reportedly agreed to resolve pending issues on the entry of the agricultural products. Agricultural authorities of both countries have reportedly agreed to thresh out several pending issues...
2021.09.09
8
On August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a support of Rs 11,000 crore to incentivise oil palm production. The government intends to bring an additional 6.5 lakh hectares under oil palm cultivation. The agro-business industry has said the move will help its growth and reduce the country’...
2021.09.08
4
South Korea will embark on a state project to develop an efficient method of utilizing animal manure as renewable resources including biogas. The mixture of gases, primarily consisting of methane and carbon dioxide, can be used as fuel for vehicles and other equipment such as power plant turbines...

Pages