Policy-Related News

The Korea Times
The government will fortify cooperation with Malaysia to foster exchanges in smart ICT-mediated farming technologies, the agriculture ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Malaysia's livestock...
Vietnam Plus
The People’s Council of Hanoi, during its 12th session on July 4, approved a resolution clarifying 12 specific groups of policies encouraging the development of agriculture and rural areas until 2030. The policies include providing training support in production, management and market...
Krishak Jagat
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that on June 28, 2023, its application to have its Rice-paddy methane-reduction project(1) registered under Japan’s J-Credit Scheme(2) was approved by the certification committee of J-Credit Scheme. The project, which aims to reduce rice-paddy...
The Manila Times
Agriculture is both an art and a science, providing sustenance for a global population that continues to rise. While traditional methods continue to be employed by local farmers, science and technology can be harnessed to increase farm yields by making crops more resilient and abundant. Scientific...
Focus Taiwan
Expanding agricultural exports to the United States will be a priority issue in negotiations of the second phase of the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade after the two sides signed an initial agreement on June 1, Taiwan's top trade negotiator said Wednesday. Minister without Portfolio...
The Manila Times
The Embassy of Canada in Manila said the country has chosen the Philippines as the location of its new Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office. The project, whose aim is to position Canada as the "preferred supplier" in the region, is a joint venture between Agriculture and Agri-Food...
Asia News Network
Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s two largest palm oil producers, are in negotiations with their European Union (EU) counterparts, hoping the bloc will refrain from implementing stringent measures that may hammer the palm oil industry in its upcoming deforestation law. Officials from the two...
The Japan Times
The government on Friday moved forward with preliminary plans to overhaul its agricultural policy to improve the nation's food security, including a plan to reduce the country's dependence on imports. The new concept governing the direction for policies on food, agriculture and rural areas was...