Agricultural land policies

Organic Agriculture Act Towards a Greener Philippines[1] Albert P. Aquino, Jamaica Angelica P. Deriquito, and Meliza A. Festejo[2]   Introduction Organic agriculture started long before the promulgation of a state policy relating to it.  But it was in 2005 that was considered a...
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   With the combination of the Agricultural Development Act amendment (de-regulation) in 2000, and open trading of agriculture land and legacy issues from land reform; arose a set of issues. Arable land have been...
Yoshihisa GODO Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Japan is a mountainous country, with only 33% of its total land acreage as flat area.  Japan’s flat land area is much smaller than that of other, major developed countries such as the United States with 70% of its total...
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Preface Agriculture is the foundation of a country and it holds a significant responsibility for its citizens. With the rapid growth of our global economy, agriculture GDP has decreased gradually; but, it is still one...
Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law: The Long Road to Agrarian Reform in the Philippines[1] Albert P. Aquino, Princess Alma B. Ani and Melisa A. Festejo[2] Background Republic Act (RA) 6657 or the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL), was signed into law by President Corazon C. Aquino on...