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The Japan Times
2024.02.05
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In early December, Masanao Saito, 83, a farmer in the Takase district of the inland town of Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture, was talking to his mikan tangerine trees full of fruit. “Thank you for bearing fruit again this year.” Using special scissors, Saito carefully plucked the "Okitsu Wase"...
Mongabay
2024.01.13
5
Indonesia is offering resume direct exports of lobster larvae to Vietnam in exchange for investment in lobster farming and easing up on Vietnamese boats fishing illegally in its waters. Jakarta banned exports of lobster larvae in 2016 to prevent the overharvesting of wild population from the...
The Hindu
2024.01.03
24
C-CAMP’s Centre of Excellence for Agri Innovation, supported by Ktech which has launched Agriculture Grand Challenge-2 is now open to all start-ups across India. In the agriculture group the call is for realising technology to increase shelf life and minimise post-harvest losses, technologies...
SGGP
2024.01.01
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The success of Vietnam's agricultural industry in 2023 cannot help but mention the huge contribution from projects supporting farmers with equipment, science and technology in production towards environmental protection and sustainable development. In a rice field that has been sown for more...
Taiwan Today
2023.12.27
9
A digital accounting workshop was held virtually by Taiwan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Dec. 26 to help farmers and related agrarian groups in the Southeast Asian country enhance their economic resilience and accelerate digital transformation...
FAO
2023.12.19
9
"The state of food systems worldwide in the countdown to 2030", published today by The Food Systems Countdown to 2030 Initiative (FSCI), provides the first science-based monitoring to guide decision-makers as they seek wholesale transformation of the global agriculture and food systems. This...
Taipei Times
2023.12.07
8
Taiwan’s top trade negotiator on Friday signaled a desire to expand Taipei’s initial agreement with Washington into one that more closely resembles a free-trade deal. Taiwanese trade officials are talking with their US counterparts about broadening the scope of an arrangement reached earlier...
The Nation
2023.12.06
19
This will particularly be helpful for rubber farmers. Kanika Aunjit, deputy government spokesperson, announced the initiative on Wednesday, saying it was a gift from the ministry to farmers nationwide. Under the scheme, rubber trees will be appraised at 500 baht each, serving as collateral...

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