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2015.07.20
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On July 7, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the dietary life education as a regular class in major educational colleges will begin this coming second semester of 2015. It is a dietary education for preliminary teachers in order to promote their right...
2015.07.20
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On July 6, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that standards for ginseng, suggested by MAFRA, were passed through the final review and adopted as global standards at the 38th session of the Codex Alimentaruis Commission (CAC), held in Geneva, Switzerland...
2015.07.20
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On July 10, 2015, the Korea Seed & Variety Service (KSVS, Director General Shin Hyun-kwan) announced that the organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Myanmar. This is mainly for nurturing the rice industry as well as producing high...
2015.07.08
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China said on Thursday it will start selling its massive cotton stockpiles this year, in a move likely to depress demand as the country's mills hold off buying in anticipation of sales of discounted fiber.   Source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/2015-06/12/content_20980486....
2015.07.08
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China will support migrant workers, college graduates and army veterans who wish to return to their rural hometowns to start new businesses, part of a national campaign to boost entrepreneurship and employment.   Source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/10/c_134315406.htm, June...
2015.07.08
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Policies for food security in China have called for basic self-sufficiency in grains and absolute security in staple grains such as wheat and rice. These policies have had, and will continue to have, significant implications on the environment, mostly in terms of land and water, both within China...
2015.07.08
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China aims to reclaim 10 million mu (almost 670, 000 square kilometers) of farmlands and return it to forest and grass in 2015, according to the country's top economic planning body.   Source: http://english.agri.gov.cn/news/dqnf/201506/t20150605_25781.htm, June 5, 2015 (Research...
2015.07.08
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Shanxi's fixed assets investment grew by 8.3% to 154.53 billion yuan ($24.93 billion) from January to April, compared to the first four months of last year, according to the province's statistics bureau.   Source: http://english.agri.gov.cn/news/dqnf/201505/t20150529_25724.htm, May...

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