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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...
2019.12.24
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Over the past decade consumers all over the world have been increasingly standing up for organic agricultural products. To facilitate the dialogue on organic agricultural development in Lao PDR, the Lao Organic Agriculture Forum (LOAF) opened its 7th workshop to be held on 28-29 November in...
2019.12.24
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Chinese farmers cover fields with vast amounts of plastic to help maintain soil moisture and protect against pests. Photo: ShutterstockChinese farmers cover fields with vast amounts of plastic to help maintain soil moisture and protect against pests. Photo: Shutterstock Chinese farmers cover...
2019.12.24
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FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today called for a transformational change aimed at addressing food security, agriculture and forestry together - through a holistic approach. "It is possible to reconcile food security, agriculture production and forest conservation," said the FAO chief at...

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