Policy-Related News

2020.01.09
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U.S. President Donald Trump said he will sign the first phase of a trade deal with China on Jan. 15, sealing an agreement that sees the Asian nation raising purchases of American farm goods in exchange for lower tariffs on some of its products. “The ceremony will take place at the White House,”...
2020.01.09
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The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Thailand is planning to build 421 more water storage facilities in the fight against a looming water shortage, which is believed will be the worst in the last ten years. According to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on, the...
2020.01.08
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The agricultural output could be possibly increased by the prevalence of mobile device. When talking about ICT (Information Communication Technology), people always think about Facebook and IG in domestic use, or space shuttle, unmanned areial vehicle (UAV) and satellite in specialized...
2020.01.07
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Taiwan has become the only Asian country allowed to export guavas to the U.S., with the first batch of the tropical fruit being shipped out on Friday (Dec. 27). The batch contains 18,000 kilograms of guavas, according to Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-cher (黃偉哲), who attended a ceremony marking the...
2020.01.07
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Several thousand Thai fishermen protested outside the agriculture ministry on Tuesday over strict regulations aimed at combating illegal and unregulated fishing which they say are driving them out of business. Thailand, one of the world’s largest seafood exporters, began cracking down on illegal...
2020.01.07
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Preparations are underway to import farm workers from overseas for the first time, reports said Wednesday (December 18). Earlier this year, the government decided to allow the importation of foreign workers to address shortages in Taiwan’s agriculture sector. While the program moved forward...
2019.12.26
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A research team from KREI (Korea Rural Economic Institute), led by Dr. Huh Duk (Research Director), visited Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC) on Dec 19, 2019. The purpose of the visit is to collect information on the research and development, production...
2019.12.26
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On December 18 (Wednesday), Dr. Yoshihisa Godo, Professor of Department of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan, was invited to deliver a talk on " The possible impact of Japan's new foreign labor policy on the Japanese agricultural industry. " Dr. Sheng-Jang Shen, Associate...

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