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2022.10.27
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In the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao, 12-year-old Raaina Hinay teaches people how to farm. Hinay is a co-founder of Kids Who Farm, an NGO based in the city of Zamboanga that teaches communities and schools how to start their own micro farms. Hinay started Kids Who Farm in 2019, when...
2022.10.06
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The government will nurture 30,000 young farmers by 2027, the agriculture ministry said Wednesday, as part of a long-term plan to increase the proportion of farmers aged under 40 up to 10 percent of the total farmers by 2040, up from 1.2 percent as of 2020. A monthly subsidy of 1.1 million won...
2022.10.06
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In an effort to provide passengers with amenities beyond transportation, Taiwan has chosen an unusual location for vertical farming, an underground metro station. Nanjing Fuxing station in Taipei cultivates vegetables in a technologically advanced setting that assures precisely controlled...
2022.10.04
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The restructured UG curricula in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 is ready for Agricultural Universities focusing on skill development framework, said Dr. R.C. Agrawal, the Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education), Indian Council of Agricultural Research during the...
2022.10.03
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Combining a shrinking 7% to 9% of the world’s arable land with a growing 20% of the global population means China must add another element to the equation if it wants to feed its people. Trade with other nations helps with the deficit but also opens China to risks such as conflicts with trading...
2022.09.28
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Japan's agriculture ministry is setting up a series of zones to test innovative decarbonization methods. The aim is to help the country's farmers cut emissions of greenhouse gases such as methane from livestock waste. Farming accounts for more than 4 percent of Japan's total greenhouse-gas...
2022.09.23
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Taking CNA through his pineapple field in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, 47 year-old Taiwanese farmer Tai Jui-chen (戴睿辰) carefully lifts a corner of large black tarp to reveal row upon row of pineapples based on a strain he brought from Taiwan. Nicknamed the "Pineapple Bro of Chiang Rai" by his...
2022.09.08
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The Department of Agriculture (DA) said it has agreed to a smart farming exchange program with South Korea. “The proposed program aims to develop young Filipino farmers to become smart farming leaders and empowered agricultural entrepreneurs and innovators through knowledge-exchange with Korean...

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