Agricultural human resources development

ABSTRACT The paper provides recommendations to enhance the gender-responsiveness of Republic Act No. 7308, or the Seed Industry Development Act in the Philippines. Seed systems are one of the foundations of agricultural development and food security. Its development is especially crucial in...
ABSTRACT Indonesia is the largest palm oil producer globally, producing nearly 50 million metric tons of oil annually. Palm oil has a significant influence on the welfare of Indonesians among local farmers. Although the global controversy over palm oil is increasing, palm oil is the livelihood...
ABSTRACT The involvement of youth in the fisheries industry is essential in securing good nation-building for the future. These young people are needed by the country to upgrade, modernize and increase the number of skilled workers involved in the fisheries industry. Concerning this, government...
ABSTRACT Exploitation in Thai agricultural sector employment is severe. Workers face poor working conditions as well as receiving a daily wage lower than the minimum wage. Labor protection does not apply well because the majority of workers in the Thai agricultural sector are illegal immigrant...
ABSTRACT This article aims at discussing the policy review of agricultural labor in Indonesia. About 38.52% of Indonesian labor works in agricultural sector. Majority was in food crops sub-sector. The highest proportion of agricultural labor age was 25-56 years old (71.21%). The growth of old...