Policy-Related News

2019.12.24
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FAO welcomes today's decision by the United Nations to create two new international days and one international year devoted to issues directly related to food and agriculture. The UN General Assembly adopted resolutions designating 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21...
2019.12.24
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The government will expand its tax incentive program to cover more business sectors as part of its efforts to attract investment. Government Regulation No. 78/2019, which has been signed by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and will come into effect on Dec. 13, will increase the number of...
2019.12.24
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In Myanmar, agriculture contributes to a third of the country’s GDP, a quarter of its exports and creates the bulk of job opportunities. Yet, the sector’s true potential remains restricted by poor access to finance and technology, limited infrastructure, complex land tenure and quality...
2019.12.24
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Chinese firm Zoomlion Agricultural Machinery, a subsidiary of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology, has signed an agreement to help modernise Cambodia’s agriculture sector. On Nov 19, the company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture on promoting the...
2019.12.24
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Cambodia has sent representatives to attend a Vietnamese programme that seeks to strengthen the relationship between them and the agricultural sectors of Vietnam and Laos, Vietnamese media reported. The programme, which also includes a green agricultural fair, kicked off Saturday and concludes...
2019.12.17
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A new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries has been launched today (5 December) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Initial funding for the project is from the...
2019.12.17
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The Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development is implementing Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) to empower women in agriculture by making systematic investments to enhance their participation and productivity, as also to create and sustain their agriculture-based...
2019.12.17
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The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has constituted a Task Force to develop a comprehensive Farmers’ Database for better planning, monitoring, strategy formulation and smooth implementation of schemes for the entire country. This Centralised Farmers Database shall...

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