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2015.05.18
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On May 7, 2015, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) held a meeting to promote agro-food exports. It is for reviewing the goal of Korean agro-food exports which amounts to US$7.7 billion in 2015.   Srouce: http://www.mafra.go.kr/list.jsp?&newsid=155446716...
2015.05.18
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On April 21, 2015, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that fixed direct payment per hectare in paddy farming will be increased from 900 thousand won (Korean currency) in 2014 to 1,000 thousand won in 2015. It is to support rice farming income.  ...
2015.05.18
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On April 15, 2015, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) and Korea Railroad Corporation (KORAIL) announced that they agreed to develop and expand rural tourism program through train trips. This is to pursue continuous development of tourism in rural areas by train trips...
2015.05.13
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ASEAN Member Countries Prepare for Food Security Monitoring System The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat has organized a workshop on computerized and monitoring system for food security. Full information on this workshop can be downloaded...
2015.05.04
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China's top legislature on Tuesday heard reports on the progress of overall rural reform -- termed the "building of new socialist countryside" -- and national investment in water conservation at its bimonthly session.   Source: http://www.npc.gov.cn/englishnpc/news/...
2015.05.04
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The State Council has issued a plan to boost sustainable development of agriculture by 2020. According to the plan, the country will promote scientific and technological advances in agriculture, protect farmlands, raise irrigation efficiency, fight against environmental pollution and restore...
2015.05.04
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The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) completed the first quarter national routine monitoring campaign (risk monitoring) for agro-product quality & safety in 152 large and medium sized cities across 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities).   Source: http://english.agri.gov.cn/...
2015.05.04
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Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang (C) speaks at a national teleconference on rectification of agriculture-related funds in Beijing, capital of China.   Source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-04/15/c_134151161.htm, April. 14, 2015 (Research and summerized by Dr. Zhen Zhong...

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