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2016.01.25
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On January 18, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced the 2016 special management plan for rice stockholdings. It is to reduce the current overstocked rice through alternative uses of rice for processing and feeding.   Source: http://www.mafra.go....
2016.01.25
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On January 13, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced the 2015 rice purchasing price for public stockholdings: 52,270 Won (Korean currency) per 1 bag(40kg) based on 1st grade of paddy rice. It is an average price of harvest season in production area during...
2016.01.25
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On January 7, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs(MAFRA) announced the 2nd comprehensive plan for promoting R & D in agro-food industry. It is for making high value-added agro-food industry through the close cooperation among government, university and industry in the...
2016.01.25
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On January 11, 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the ministry is going to conduct the 4th plan for fostering women farmers from 2016 to 2020. The objective of the plan is to expand the role of female farmers in agricultural sector and rural through...
2015.11.05
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On August 7, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries released food self-sufficiency rate by prefecture in FY2013 (from April 2013 to March 2014). The calorie-based rate of food self-sufficiency increased in 17 prefectures, but in 6 prefectures the rate decreased, and in 24...
2015.11.05
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On August 7, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries released Japan’s food self-sufficiency rate in FY2014 (from April 2014 to March 2015). Japan’s calorie-based rate of food self-sufficiency was 39%, and it remained flat from FY2013. The production value-based rate of...
2015.11.05
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On August 7, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries released Japan’s food self-sufficiency rate in FY2014 (from April 2014 to March 2015). Japan’s calorie-based rate of food self-sufficiency was 39%, and it remained flat from FY2013. The production value-based rate of...
2015.11.05
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On August 6, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) announced that MAFF decided implement the Climate Change Adaptation Plans for strengthening strategies to mitigate the damage to the agricultural sector brought about climate change.   Source: http://www.maff.go....

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