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Kyusuk Kang Professor, Seoul National University Forests and forest administration in the republic of Korea The Korean peninsula is located between 33˚ 7´ and 43˚ 1´ N Latitude, and 124˚ 11´ and 131˚ 53´ E longitude at the heart of the North Western Pacific, shar..
 
Effendi Andoko International Bachelor Program of Agricusiness National Chung Hsing University Taiwan Wan Yu Liu Department of Forestry National Chung Hsing UniversityINTRODUCTION Indonesia has experienced the greatest economic growth among Southeast Asian countries. The GDP grew by 5.0% i..
 
Namibia’s Biofuels Policy (697)  2017-12-26 (212)
Kassian T.T. AMESHO Ph.D Student, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan Yuan-Chung LIN Professor, Institute of Environmental Engineering National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan Introduction At the present moment, ..
 
Tran Cong Thang and Vu Huy Phuc Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, \Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Vietnam ABSTRACT In recent years, coffee has been Vietnam's important agricultural export product. Vietnam's coffee production a..
 
Azahar bin Harun Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI Headquarters, Persairan MARDI-UPM, 43400 SERDANG INTRODUCTION The mushroom industry has caught the attention of entrepreneurs, especially the young ones. There are 17 types of mushroom that are suitable for growth in Mal..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan INTRODUCTION Japanese Sake (rice wine) is the traditional Japanese beverage made from rice. It is considered as one of the most popular beverages in Japanese food culture. It is now enjoyed all over the world because of its goo..
 
Hnin Ei Win Center for Applied Economics Research Thailand INTRODUCTION Maize is an important agricultural product in Thailand which is being used for both food and feed industries (Poramacom, 2013). In the 2016-2017 crop year, the forecasted production of maize was 4.06 million tons from ..
 
Song Soo Lim Department of Food and Resource Economics, Korea Univ. 145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, Korea INTRODUCTION Social farming has emerged as an innovative approach to address social needs by adopting a view of multifunctional agriculture. Despite its appearance from the gras..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Associate Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture The United Nations (UN) and the international societies continue to save the poor and the hungry, and Taiwan has been an active participant in this e..
 
Mohd Fahimee Jaapar and Rosliza Jajuli Agro biodiversity and Environment Research Centre, MARDI Malaysia is known as one of the world’s mega biodiversity countries. One of the indicators of the high biodiversity in Malaysia is the pollinator species. Previous reports showed that a total of..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan INTRODUCTION The provision of clean and safe water is one of the most basic public services offered by local governments. One of the major concerns of local governments during Japan's era of high economic growth in the 1970s is rela..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture INTRODUCTION The government of Indonesia has released many laws to govern agricultural development policies and programs.  There are eight l..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Agricultural production is likely to maintain momentum of stable growth Grain production is expected to remain generally stable on the basis of its 10-year growth. ..
 
Nor Amana A’liah Mohammad Nor Economics and Social Science Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia E-mail: amna@mardi.gov.my INTRODUCITON Demand toward functional foods is inc..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan Introduction Wild animals pose problems to Japanese farmers, as they often enter farmlands and eat agricultural products. The damage caused by wild animals was recently estimated to cost farmers around 20 billion yen per year1. ..
 
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   On November 24th, 2015, the Korea Seed & Variety Service (KSVS..
 
Dr. Hisako Nomura Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, 6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8581 Japan Promotion-of commercialization by the selection and concentration of technology and biomass Basic concept ○ In response to the earthquake, and nucle..
 
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 Korean National Food Cluster Project (FOODPOLIS) is to make a food indust..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan Introduction The Japanese tax system employs a general indirect tax known as the Consumption Tax (CT). Currently, a CT of 8% is charged in the sale of all commodities and services. However, the CT rate is scheduled to increase t..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction Household Registration System, forming in the planned economy era, has become a major obstacle to society’s development. In the era of mass migra..
 
Zhen Zhong, Assistant Professor Kejia Hu, PH.D. candidate School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction China is the first country to plant commercial GM (genetically modified) crops in world: China began to plant GM tobacco of ..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture www.coa.gov.tw/show_news.php?cat=show_news&serial=coa_diamond_20150501153114     According to a media report regar..
 
Dr. Kampanat Pensupar1 and Khin Yadanar Oo2 1Department of Agricultural Economics and Resources, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 2 Center for Applied Economic Research, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand Thailand, being one of the world’s b..
 
Suhana Safari Economic and Social Science Research Centre Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia suhanasafari@mardi.gov.my INTRODUCTION In the Malaysian National Agro-Food Policy (2011-2020) (NAP4)..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Mei-Chen Lo, Assistant Professor, National United University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) recently participated in the 18th general conventio..
 
  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 Yua..
 
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..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association In the hopes of providing youngsters with a one-of-a-kind holiday experience, the Forestry Bureau of COA launched its first-ever summer camp in 2012, in which student volunteers got up close and personal with the na..
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