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Deutsche Welle
With 2023 declared as the UN International Year of Millets, several events and activities are expected to be rolled out across India aimed at spreading awareness about the ancient grain. India's push to popularize millets has been in the works since at least 2012-13, when the government-mandated...
Vietnam Plus
The Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture’s Data and IT Centre, in collaboration with the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), launched an agriculture digitalisation strategy called the “e-Agriculture National Strategy” on February 28. The strategy aims to harness data and...
Radio Taiwan International
Taiwan plans to import five million eggs by the end of March to offset the egg shortage. That came from Agriculture Council official Chiang Wen-chuan (江文全) on Tuesday, who said some of the eggs have already arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has also been trying to make up for the egg shortage by...
The government is finalizing a three-year agriculture development program to raise the country's food production, according to the Department of Agriculture. The program, spanning from 2023 to 2025, aims to promote agricultural productivity, particularly on rice, corn, high-value crops,...
Asia News Network
Prices of chicken and eggs are expected to be floated after June as part of the government’s efforts to overcome the food shortage, says Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu. He said the prices would be floated so that the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry...
The Register
India has sidelined Big Tech in its pursuit of a cloud for its agricultural industry. The nation's government has long sought to modernize its farming sector and spent several years pursuing a plan called AgriStack that it hoped – with help from the likes of Microsoft, Cisco, and AWS – would...
Far Eastern Agriculture
As Southeast Asian farmers steadily embrace smart farming, Japanese farm equipment maker, Kubota, is jumping at the opportunity to offer new products to an already extensive customer base. Kubota, best known for its tractors, has developed an app for farmers to enter data whenever they till the...
The governments of Indonesia and Malaysia, two of the world’s largest palm oil producers, have intensified their criticisms against European Union trade policies, which they deem to be discriminatory toward palm oil. Indonesia’s and Malaysia’s outcry has sown doubts over the two countries’...