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2021.12.01
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South Korea is going digital in its efforts to crackdown on imported kimchi and related products masquerading as being locally produced, after identifying a large leap in the imports of ingredients traditionally used to in the sector. The kimchi market in South Korea is in a unique position...
2021.12.01
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The Philippines will start the electronic tagging of imported agricultural products as the government wants to establish a traceability system that will prevent smuggling and ensure food safety. Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar issued memorandum order (MO) 71 which mandated the establishment...
2021.12.01
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has decided to repeal three controversial farm laws against which farmers have protested for more than a year. “Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” Modi said on Friday in a...
2021.12.01
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Researchers have developed a new type of microbial fertilizer capable of increasing crop output by up to 440 percent, the Council of Agriculture has announced. Microbial fertilizers have in the past few years swept the industry, generating hundreds of millions of New Taiwan dollars in value,...
2021.12.01
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After years of negotiations, European lawmakers voted to reform the bloc's huge farming subsidy program — the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The farm deal worth €386.6 billion will be implemented from January 1, 2023, and makes up one-third of the EU's budget. It will be the bloc's farming...
2021.11.03
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The Governments of the United States and the United Arab Emirates will be announcing the launch of the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) during the World Leaders’ Summit at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow on 2 November, supported by...
2021.11.03
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The Chinese government has told families to keep stores of daily necessities in case there is a sudden increase in demand as it seeks to ensure sufficient food supplies heading into winter. A Commerce Ministry statement late on Monday urged local authorities to do a good job in ensuring supply...
2021.11.03
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Several agricultural products from the Philippines, including bananas, will benefit from the free trade agreement (FTA) between the country and South Korea, an official said Thursday. In an interview with ANC, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the 2 countries have agreed on duty free market...

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