Agricultural risk management

  In the 1990s, China launched an initiative to cultivate a super high-yield hybrid rice in an effort to feed 20% of the world population with only 7% of its arable lands. Yuan Longpin, an agricultural scientist and educator, was designated as leader of the research team.  Under Yuan’s leadership...
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Republic Act 10121: An Approach in Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Philippines[1]   Princess Alma B. Ani, Carl Rookie O. Daquio, and Albert P. Aquino[2]   Introduction The Philippines as an archipelago is highly exposed to natural hazards...
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Min-Hsien Yang1 and I Han2 1Professor 2Assistant Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724 Taiwan, ROC   Because of the rainfall shortage during the second half year of 2014, the major water reservoirs...
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Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id   Introduction Indonesia is one of the countries that are prone to natural disasters affect agriculture due to...
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Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio-Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email: tahlim@indo.net.id   Background   Fuel price in Indonesia has been subsidised for a long period of time and subject...
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