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2016.04.18
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On April 15, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that Korean annual average per capita meat consumption is 51.3 kg in 2014, which is less than the per capita average consumption, 63.5kg in OECD members.   Source: http://www.mafra.go.kr/list.jsp?...
2016.04.18
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On April 18, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the products satisfying the requirements for receiving FTA Damage compensation direct Payment in 2016 are carrots, grapes, and blueberries. It is compensation for the famers’ damages due to the...
2016.04.18
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On April 18, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that it is going to invest KRW 12 billion (approximately US$ 12 million) for 2016 so as to accelerate the plan for fostering, horse industry since it started to grow in 2012. It is for promoting the rural...
2016.03.21
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On March 10, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced the five-year plan (2016~2020) for fostering environmentally-friendly agriculture. The policy goal of this plan is to increase the scale of environmentally-friendly agricultural market up to 2.5 trillion won...
2016.03.21
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On March 14, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) launched a special task force(TF) team to create new jobs in the field of agri-food industry. It is for the agri-food sector to contribute enhancing the vitality in national economy as well as rural economy.  ...
2016.03.21
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On March 14, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the ministry is going to collect public opinions until March 31, 2016 on the regulatory reform for the revitalization of the new agricultural industry. It includes unmanned agricultural machineries (drones...
2016.03.21
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On March 18, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the ministry is going to apply 50 percent lower rent and to extend the lease period if farmers and farm corporations cultivate other crops other than rice to the reclaimed land. It is for attaining the...
2016.02.15
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On January 14, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries published the “Renewal of Basic Guidelines for Wholesale Market Management.” The New Guidelines is revised every five years based on the Wholesale Market Act (Act No. 35 of 1971).   Source: http://www.maff....

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