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Decision 68/2013/QĐ-TTG to Reduce the Losses in Agriculture (133)  2016-10-31    (34)
Dr. Tran Cong Thang[1] Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development No.16,OBJECTIVE The decisison is issued on 14th November 2013. This decisison provides credit policies to reduce postharvest losses in agricultural production. The decisiso..
 
Vietnam Sustainable Coffee Plan Till 2020 and Vision to 2030 (409)  2016-10-11    (27)
Tran Cong Thang and Vu Huy Phuc Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development No.16, Source: http://thukyluat.vn/vb/quyet-dinh-3417-qd-bnn-tt-phe-duyet-de-an-phat-trien-nganh-ca-phe-ben-vung-den-nam-2020-45b50.html   INTRODUCTION ..
 
The Trial of Direct Payment for Rice on the Second Harvest in 2016 (666)  2016-07-19    (57)
105年第2期作試辦稻作直接給付
The Trial of Direct Payment for Rice on the Second Harvest in 2016 Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Source: Council of Agriculture More and more farmers in Taiwan are getting started to be aware of ..
 
Issues and Policies Surrounding Production of Milk and Dairy Products (724)  2016-03-11    (131)
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan INTRODUCTION At the end of 2014 when many people bought and enjoyed sweet cakes made of raw milk for the Christmas, the shortage of dairy products, especially butter, became a hot topic in Japan. Consumers could not fin..
 
Notice on the Ministry of Agriculture’ Strengthening the Supervision Work of Live Sheep Trans-provincial Transportation (781)  2015-09-23    (175)
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction Peste des petits ruminants, also known as sheep sickness or small ruminant animal plague, is caused by small ruminants virus. It is highly contagious a..
 
Dairy Sector in Malaysia: A Review of Policies and Programs (8093)  2015-09-21    (242)
Rachel Mei Lin Sim and Chubashini Suntharalingam Economics and Social Science Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia Email: chuba@mardi.gov.my   Introduction Malaysia rel..
 
Regulation on the Prevention and Control of Pollution from Large-scale Breeding of Livestock and Poultry (1166)  2015-07-08    (207)
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China INTRODUCTION This Regulation is to prevent and control pollution from livestock and poultry breeding, boost the comprehensive utilization and harmless treatment of ..
 
Restructuring Crop Production In Vietnam (1373)  2015-06-23    (227)
Dr. Tran Cong Thang and Nguyen Le Hoa    Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural development of Vietnam On June 10, 2013, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued Decision No. 899/QD-TTg approving the restructuring of agriculture and rural development towards..
 
Subsidy Policy Evolution to Chemical Fertilizers and Management Information System Processing in Taiwan (2952)  2015-06-03    (217)
臺灣化學肥料補貼政策演變與資訊管理系統作業
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan    I.  Introduction Fertilizers are necessary inputs to agricultural production. Particularly, chemical fertilizers have led an effective and fast food produ..
 
The Price Stabilization Program for Mixed Forage (1092)  2015-06-01    (233)
Yoshihisa Godo, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan (A subsidy program for protecting livestock farmers from a sharp rise in feeding costs:) 1.      Introduction Japan does not have an advantage in the production of feeding crops because of its ..
 
Application of Digital Survey Tools (Mobile Carrier) to Investigate the Major Crop Production Area (1842)  2015-04-21    (226)
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   I. Policy purposes   1. Improve artificial visual ways of investigating crop farming area in order to reduce bias caused by human factors on survey find..
 
Policies and Economic Development of Rice Production in Malaysia (7344)  2015-03-17    (300)
Rosnani Harun Economic and Technology Management Research Centre, MARDI, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. e-mail: rosnanih@mardi.gov.my   Introduction Rice is a staple food and a strategic industry in Malaysia. Due to its importance, rice industry has..
 
Exploring the Potential of Yam-based Products in Malaysia (2155)  2015-02-24    (259)
Rawaida Rusli Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute Economic and Technology Management Research Centre, MARDI. Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia rawaida@mardi.gov.my   Introduction Yam crop is believed to exist for more tha..
 
Promotion of the Local Consumption of Local Products (1323)  2014-12-27    (286)
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan   INTRODUCTION Japanese food self-sufficiency ratio on a calorie basis is 39% in FY2012. This value is one of the lowest figures recorded for developed countries. This situation is caused from the increase in i..
 
Policies to support the application of good agricultural practice in agriculture, forestry and fishery production (1336)  2014-12-18    (264)
Tran Cong Thang Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development No.16- Thuy Khue Street- Hanoi- Vietnam   Tel: 84-4-37282590   (Article 4. Decision No. 01/2012/QD-TTg) After joining the WTO, Vietnam's agricultur..
 
Fertilizer Subsidy Policy in Indonesia: Impacts and Future Perspectives (3655)  2014-12-17    (306)
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id   Introduction Fertilizer has a significant role in increasing agricultural production, productivity, f..
 
Pilot Subsidization Program for Agricultural Machinery Scrapping and Upgrading (1103)  2014-11-04    (264)
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   In September 2012, in order to boost domestic demand in rural areas, optimize the mix of agricultural machinery, promote energy conservation and emission red..
 
Livestock Development Policy in Indonesia (3128)  2014-09-16    (312)
Reni Kustiari Researcher at the Indonesian Centre for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, email:kustiarireni@yahoo.com   Background The role of livestock in national development among others are source of food..
 
Law No. 13/2010 Governing Horticulture in Indonesia (2275)  2014-07-29    (297)
Iqbal Rafani Researcher at Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia email: iqbalrafani@yahoo.com   Introduction Indonesia has abundant natural resources and a range of biodiversity including hor..
 
Agricultural Production Policies in Vietnam (4434)  2014-07-24    (294)
Dr. Tran Cong Thang and Dinh Thi Bao Linh[1]   INTRODUCTION   Agriculture plays an important role in the Vietnamese economy and society. Agriculture still employs about half of the population and is the main source of raw materials for the processing industries and a maj..
 
Sugar Development Policy in Indonesia (1989)  2014-07-14    (292)
Tahlim Sudaryanto Assistant Minister for International Cooperation Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia,  email:tahlim@indo.net.id   INTRODUCTION             Sugar is one of the five major stapl..
 
Animal-friendly Egg Production System (1045)  2014-04-29    (235)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   To assist the implementation of animal-friendly hen breeding, the Council of Agriculture drew up the Animal-friendly Egg Production System Definition and Guideline, and delivered it to relevant government auth..
 
Korea's Native Bee Species Preservation Project (1329)  2014-04-01    (254)
  Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MA..
 
The Law No.12/1992 Governing Plant Cultivation System in Indonesia (1743)  2014-03-14    (254)
The Law No.12/1992 Governing Plant Cultivation System in Indonesia   Reni Kustiari Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socioeconomic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, email:kustiarireni@yahoo.com   INTROD..
 
Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization and Automation (1435)  2014-01-02    (219)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   The mechanization and automation of agriculture are direct pathways to increase the production efficiency and product quality, by reducing cost and labor demands while improving working environment.  Sinc..
 
Rice Procurement Policy (1398)  2013-12-31    (241)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   In Taiwan, the government has had a program for purchasing rice at guaranteed prices since 1974. However, Taiwan’s rice procurement policy underwent adjustments over the years. The unlimited rice procure..
 
Rice Industry (1380)  2013-12-31    (228)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Rice is the most important staple food in Taiwan.  In recent years, about 260,000 hectares of paddy field was cultivated to rice annually with an output of about 1.2 million tons of brown rice. The Agricu..
 
Republic Act 10601: Improving the Agriculture and Fisheries Sector through Mechanization (5839)  2013-12-16    (278)
Republic Act 10601: Improving the Agriculture and Fisheries Sector through Mechanization[1] Albert P. Aquino, Aleta Belissa D. Correa and Princess Alma B. Ani[2] Introduction Farm mechanization can enhance the efficiency of both land and labor, inputs that are vital in sustaining food..
 
Rice Development Policy in Indonesia (2137)  2013-12-11    (295)
Tahlim Sudaryanto Assistant Minister for International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, email:tahlim@indo.net.id   Background Rice is the main staple food for more than 95% of the Indonesian population. In the production side, rice farm..
 
Proposed Policy Measures to Reduce Impact of Fusarium wilt on the Cavendish Banana Industry in the Philippines (1654)  2013-12-05    (262)
Chih-Ping Chao Director, Taiwan Banana Research Institute (TBRI)   The dreaded trans-boundary Fusarium wilt of banana, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp cubense tropical race 4, FOC TR4, has now devastated many Cavendish banana production areas in the Asian Pacific region includ..
 
Organic Farming Certification of Taiwan (2023)  2013-11-27    (233)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   While the improving economy and information technology, people are increasingly aware of food security of agricultural products. Therefore, organic agricultural products have now become familiar and popular. F..
 
Developing Rice-based Food Products (1384)  2013-11-25    (250)
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   In response to domestic demand for gastronomic diversity, Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) has been developing rice-based food products in recent years, ranging from the creation of various inn..
 
Unifying the organic processed food management system in Korea (1290)  2013-11-22    (241)
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) ann..
 
Special Inspection of Environmentally Friendly Agricultural Products (1289)  2013-11-14    (232)
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) and..
 
Japan Plans to Cut Subsidies of Rice Farmers (3526)  2013-11-07    (244)
日本稻米政策面臨重大變革
Yutsai Huang Director, Food and Fertilizer Center (FFTC)   Rice policy has been, and still is, the core policy of Japanese agriculture. Rice industry is highly protected by the Japanese government. In order to secure sustainability and create an environment where all motivated fa..
 
Soybean Development Policy in Indonesia (1657)  2013-11-06    (276)
Tahlim Sudaryanto Assistant Minister for International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, email:tahlim@indo.net.id Background As part of food security policy, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) of the Republic of Indonesia has set the target to ach..
 
Construction Plan of Saemangeum High-tech Agricultural Complex (2032)  2013-08-05    (250)
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agricultur..
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