Policy-Related News

2020.03.30
8
A chemical compound prevalent in tea might be able to inhibit the proliferation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the human body, according to the latest findings of a Taiwanese hospital. The theaflavin extracted from locally grown Taiwanese tea may be an inhibitor for the coronavirus, which...
2020.03.26
7
South Korea's exports of farm goods to China fell 6.7 percent in the first two months of the year due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, government data showed Tuesday. Shipments of agricultural and livestock products to the neighboring country came to $138 million in the January-February...
2020.03.26
9
Australia has opened its doors to imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples after nearly five years of consultations between agricultural authorities of the two countries, Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) said Monday. Australia's Department of Agriculture issued an official notice on its website...
2020.03.25
10
Abstract Redesigning food production and consumption is key to limiting global warming, soil erosion and biodiversity loss. Yet, transforming the food system may involve political feasibility problems, as potentially effective policy interventions interfere with citizens’ daily lives. Here, we...
2020.03.20
6
Introduced by Kun-Chan Tsai, FFTC e-mail: kctsai@fftc.org.tw For the agricultural value chain, a sound infrastructure can shorten the distance from farmgate to market, maintaining the freshness and prolong the shell-life of agricultural products. But you may not know the ozone, which is...
2020.02.19
38
Introduced by Kun-Chan Tsai, FFTC e-mail: kctsai@fftc.org.tw Contract farming, viewed as an preharvest option for farmers selling yield to buyers (process factory, business middleman, or wholesalers et al.), has been conucted for years in developing and under-developed countries. Under the...
2020.02.17
26
The federal government-released ‘National Blockchain Roadmap’ discusses how industry, government, and researchers can work together over the next five years to create blockchain-derived benefits and help realize the government’s goal of making Australia “a leading digital economy by 2030”,...
2020.01.30
98
Introduced by Kun-Chan Tsai, FFTC e-mail: kctsai@fftc.org.tw The occurrence and prevalence ASF has negatively affected global pig meat supply, raising meat price into the recorded high, incluing bacon in USA. Asia accounts for nearly 56% of global pig meat production, and China is ranked first...

Pages