Agricultural human resources development

Introduction Hokkaido is the northernmost prefecture in Japan, agriculture being one of its main industries. Unlike the other 46 prefectures, large-size farming is dominant in Hokkaido. Many farms here suffer from labor shortage. This is because Japanese laborers’ lifestyle is so urbanized that...
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Overview of Thailand's Higher Education System In Thailand, the higher education system is mainly under the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry of University Affairs (MUA). Other responsible ministries are Public Health, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Defenses, Transport and...
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Source: Council of Agriculture (COA) Mingdao University located at Changwha County will launch a Young-farmer Public-sponsored Course next year in order to educate more young generations dedicated to the agricultural sector. The Council of Agriculture (COA) sponsors 30 students free college...
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Source: Council of Agriculture (COA) In 2013, the Council of Agriculture (COA) started a program to select potential young farmers around Taiwan. The program aims to help young farmers for at least two years and resolve problems in land, capital and skill by an integrative industry-academia-...
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Introduction Hokkaido, the northern-most island of Japan, ranks first in food production among all 47 prefectures in Japan. Hokkaido accounts for 12.5% of Japan’s total agricultural production and 7.7% of its total production of processed foods 1. However, farms and food processing factories in...
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