FFTC Agricultural Policy (FFTC-AP) Platform Call for Papers

The establishment of the FFTC Agricultural Policy (FFTC-AP) Platform in 2013 is directed toward collecting and disseminating the latest information on agricultural policies from various countries in the Asian and Pacific region, including Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, etc. The information sources include invited and submitted analytic and research papers by agricultural professionals and policy experts mainly in Asia, as well as the latest news from academic and country reports. The main objective of the FFTC-AP Platform is to establish a database of national agricultural policies for sharing and exchanging agricultural policy information across different countries.

To date, more than a thousand articles have been published in the Platform under 30 categories. The categories include topics such as Food security and safety, Overview of agricultural policy, Production policy, Smart agriculture, Farmers' welfare and retirement system, Agricultural human resources development, Agricultural science policies and technology development, Agricultural marketing policy, Agricultural e-commerce, Trade liberalization countermeasures, Import regulation and quarantine, Agricultural circular economy, Eco-friendly agriculture (satoyama and satoumi), and Rural development, etc.

There are two ways to publish your papers on FFTC-AP Platform:

1. Submit manuscripts to contracted partners (please click here for their contact information).

2. Submit manuscripts directly to FFTC.

The manuscript format can be found here. Please kindly follow the instructions. Author(s) of the manuscript are required to read and agree to the terms and conditions of the FFTC-AP Platform Copyright Assignment Agreement.

All the manuscripts will be under paper review, which is coordinated by FFTC-AP contracted partners and the FFTC-AP management team. The authors should then revise their articles, according to reviewers’ comments, and send back to the original contact channel.

We warmly welcome you to submit agricultural policy related papers (1,500-4,000 words) to us. Join us and be part of our team!

For more information on paper submission, please contact Ms. Natalie Lu via natalielupy@fftc.org.tw