Policy-Related News

2015.05.04
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China will improve agricultural subsidy policies in an effort to deepen rural reforms, promote agricultural modernization and increase peasants' income.   Source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/01/c_134200726.htm, May. 1, 2015 (Research and summerized by Dr. Zen Zhong...
2015.05.04
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Regarding the health, safety and labeling of commercial egg production, the COA strengthens source management at the side of livestock farms by means of gradually constructed consumers’ recognition on friendly egg production systems.   Source:  http://www.coa.gov.tw/show_news.php?...
2015.04.23
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The article highlighted the discussion during the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee Meeting on the crafting of law regarding the use of the controversial coconut levy funds.   Source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/focus/12/15/14/who-should-manage-p72-billion-coco-levy-fund, Dec. 15, 2014...
2015.04.23
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The news highlighted the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision to grant the request of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) to issue an entry of judgment on its decision in one of the coco levy cases. Source: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/391968/economy/agricultureandmining/govt-may-now-...
2015.04.23
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President Aquino has issued an executive order that sets the administrative guidelines for the inventory and privatization of coco levy assets.   Source: http://www.philstar.com/business/2015/03/20/1435410/p-noy-issues-eo-coco-levy-fund, March 20, 2015 (Research and summarized by Dr. Delon...
2015.04.23
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President Aquino signed Executive Orders (EO) 180 and 179 which authorized the use of the P71 billion coconut levy funds. The article also highlighted salient points of the EOs   Source: http://www.rappler.com/nation/87361-aquino-eo-coco-levy-funds, March 19, 2015 (Researach and summarized...
2015.04.21
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Malaysia will rebrand its Malaysian Organic Scheme (SOM Standard) to MyOrganic. The initiatives aimed at encouraging more people to purchase and consume organic products. MyOrganic is more comprehensive and integrated standard that include the agricultural, livestock and aquaculture sub-sectors....
2015.04.21
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To follow up the implementation of Food Law No.18/2012, the State Secretariat released the Government Regulation No.17/2015 on Food Security and Nutrition on 19 March 2015.   Source: the State Secretariat, March 19, 2015 (Research and summarized by Dr. Tahlim Sudaryanto)

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