Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-Bin Im is Professor of Department of Agricultural Eonomics and Rural Development in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University. Professor Im holds Ph. D. in Agricultural and Resources Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park (U.S.A) after having M.A and B.A. from Seoul National University.

His academic research and publication covers a wide range of agricultural policy and trade topics such as agricultural direct payment program, WTO and Free Trade Agreement(FTA) issues. He is contributing to many academic journals, as editorial board member for Journal of Korean Agricultural Policy, Journal of Korean Livestock Management and as Editor-in-chief for Journal of Korean Agricultural Economics.

In addition, he has advised several developing country governments, international organizations as well as various Korean ministries on agricultural policy and trade issues. Professor Im is currently working, among others, as Chair for Evaluation of FTA Compensation System Forum and Chair for Dietary Education Forum, and served as a Member of Presidential Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Policy.

Join FFTC-AP since 2013

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INTRODUCTION Korea’s rice industry has been suffering from oversupply since 2000. For this reason, various policies such as set-aside and support project for switching to other crops instead of rice is being implemented to reduce rice production. Those rice production control policies had...
ABSTRACT Smart farm solutions have been partially applied to vinyl greenhouses but hardly used for outdoor culture. Low battery consumption devices and geolocation technologies are technological bottlenecks for the outdoor smart farm deployment while low market affordability of local farms are...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
ABSTRACT The bigdata is produced by various industry fields. Especially, the agriculture bigdata is collected from IoT (Internet of Things) technology. In this study, we researched the Smart Farm Big Data management and utilization. The smartfarm bigdata in Korea refers to real-time environment...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
ABSTRACT Currently, livestock is one of the fastest-growing agricultural subsectors in developing countries. However, in Korea, livestock production is likely to be increasingly affected by many of external factors including, incorporation of the global economy, a dramatic decrease in population,...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
INTRODUCTION Since 2011, Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) has conducted the “Consumer Attitude Survey for Processed Food (CASPF)” to identify processed food consumers’ awareness, purchasing behavior, and lifestyle in a systematic way. The purpose of this survey is...