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2015.07.24
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Vietnam government issued Decree No. 55/2015/ND-CP on June 9, which prescribes credit policies for agriculture and rural development  to encourage credit institutions to provide loans for investment in agriculture and rural areas.   Source: http://vietnamlawmagazine.vn/news/more-...
2015.07.23
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Recent rain pour has increased the water reserves in Northern, Northeastern and Central plains and some of the farmers got the chance to begin growing their delayed crops again.   Source: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/631108, July 23, 2015 (Research and summarized by Dr...
2015.07.23
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Thailand’s Easterners and Southerners were reminded to watch out for  potential floods after heavy downpour  of July 16 to 20.   Source: http://news.thaivisa.com/thailand/east-south-warned-to-brace-for-floods-until-july-20/107486/, July 23, 2015 (Research and...
2015.07.23
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The Thailand government is planning to help the drought affected farmers by allocating ten million baht to create jobs for them.   Source: http://news.thaivisa.com/thailand/thai-govt-to-create-jobs-for-those-affected-by-drought/108218/, July 23, 2015 (Research and summarized by Dr...
2015.07.23
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Thailand has been facing its record breaking drought in decades this year. The government prioritization goes to the crisis of public tap-water shortage by cutting the amount of irrigation water to farmlands. This severe drought has affected the farmers and induced the delay of planting in this...
2015.07.20
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On July 7, 2015, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the business scopes of agricultural corporations supported from the Korean government will be expanded into green-tourism activities. It is for improving the income sources through the green-tourism...
2015.07.20
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On July 7, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the dietary life education as a regular class in major educational colleges will begin this coming second semester of 2015. It is a dietary education for preliminary teachers in order to promote their right...
2015.07.20
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On July 6, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that standards for ginseng, suggested by MAFRA, were passed through the final review and adopted as global standards at the 38th session of the Codex Alimentaruis Commission (CAC), held in Geneva, Switzerland...

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