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Khin Myo Nyein, Thanda Kyi and Ei withmone Department of Agriculture, Director of Department of Planning and Assistant Program Officer of Department of Planning INTRODUCTION It is well known that International trade can increase the well-being of each trading nation on the basis of compar..
 
Sumarlin Shangdiar Ph.D Candidate, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan Yuan-Chung Lin Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan BACKGROUND ..
 
Myat Thuzar Thein Assistant Director Department of Planning Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Myanmar ABSTRACT Under the implementation of TA 8163 REG: Implementing Greater Mekong Sub-region Core Agriculture Support Program, Phase 2 - CASP 2’s output 1: strengthe..
 
Wan-Yu Liu Department of Forestry, National Chung Hsing University Innovation and Development Center of Sustainable Agriculture National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan Effendi Andoko International Bachelor Program of Agribusiness National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan THE P..
 
Chayada Bhadrakom Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kasetsart University, Thailand ABSTRACT The promotion of healthier dietary patterns has currently become an important concern for Thai public health. This article is a review of the current transition in dietary patterns ..
 
Byoung-Hoon Lee Assistant Professor Kangwon National University Department of Agricultural Resource Economics Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs ABSTRACT   MAFRA established a ‘Five-year Comprehensive Plan for the 3rd Foreign Agricultural Resources Development (`18~`22)&rsquo..
 
ABSTRACT The important contribution of fertilizers in achieving agricultural productivity to ensure food security is highlighted in this paper. State of the two sub-sectors of the Philippine fertilizer industry, the inorganic fertilizer and bio-fertilizer, was discussed. The inorganic ferti..
 
Yoshiaki Iiguni Multidisciplinary Cluster Kuroshio Science Kochi University Japan INTRODUCTION This article is translated from a webpage titled “Japanese Food Self-sufficiency Potential (日本の食料自給力)” (http://www.maff.go.jp/j/zyukyu/zikyu_ritu/012_1.html). Th..
 
Nguyen Van Hoa1, Dang Thi Kim Uyen1, Nguyen Thanh Hieu1, R.A. Fullerton2 and J.M. Campbell2 1Southern Horticultural Research Institute (SOFRI), Tiengiang, Vietnam 2Plant and food Research Institute (PFR), Auckland, New Zealand ABSTRACT In Vietnam, at present, the area for dragon fruit..
 
Thanda Kyi Director of Department of Planning Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Myanmar ABSTRACT Food security in different regions and states of the country may vary from each other based on their economic development activities, social network, infrastructure development..
 
Sahat Pasaribu and Tahlim Sudaryanto Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture INTRODUCTION Chili (Capsicum annuum L) and shallot (Allium ascalonicum L)are two strategic horticultural commodities that affect the In..
 
Effendi Andoko International Bachelor Program of Agribusiness, National Chung Hsing University_ Taiwan Wan-Yu Liu Department of Forestry National Chung Hsing University_ Taiwan Cade Johnson Department of Economics University of Arizona USA Edyta Zmudczyńska Faculty ..
 
Effendi Andoko International Bachelor Program of Agribusiness National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan Wan-Yu Liu Associate Professor, Department of Forestry National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan Introduction Indonesia is a large country in terms of population and geography and has the..
 
Siti Wahidah Abd Ghafar Centre of Promotion Technology, MARDI, Persiaran MARDI- UPM, 43400 SERDANG_ Malaysia INTRODUCTION Wasted food is a considerable component of the world’s food system challenges. Food waste can be described as all edible food materials produced for human consump..
 
Indu Bala Jaganath Research Specialist (Nutrigenomics), MARDI Malaysia as a country has the right to define and control its food sovereignty but the country is open and vulnerable to the challenges of the environment, urbanization, changing demographics, and rising amounts of food waste. Thus, M..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan INTRODUCTION Rice is a staple food in Japan. Consumers are sensitive about the variety of rice, its location, and time of harvest, when they are purchasing rice or foods containing rice from a retailer or if they are dining at a restaur..
 
Thandar Win Maung Gender and Women’s Economic Empowerment Technical Officer (Care Myanmar) ABSTRACT This study emphasized the estimation of the food security status and coping strategies employed to cope with food insecurity and better understanding of major determinants of per capita f..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan Introduction Gene recombination technology has generated both expectation and anxiety among its many followers. On the one hand, this new technology demonstrates a potential for increasing agricultural productivity. On the other hand, i..
 
Min-Hsien Yang Professor Feng Chia University, Taiwan Tsung-Han Ke, Research Fellow, Rural Economics Society of Taiwan, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture (COA), Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan) (This is a translated article from the original Chinese news release which can be acces..
 
Zhen Zhong and Siyu Chen Zhen Zhong Associate Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Email: zhzruc@ruc.edu.cn Siyu Chen, Postgraduate Student School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of Ch..
 
1Dr. Azman Hamzah, 1Mohd Taufik Ahmad, 1Asnawi Shahar, 1Yahya Sahari and 2Rosniyana Ahmad 1Engineering Research Centre, MARDI 2Rice And Paddy Research Centre, MARDI Introduction Postharvest losses (PHL) of paddy can be defined as losses that occur due to spills, human negligence and in..
 
Asfaliza Ramli Rice Research Centre, MARDI Varietal development has been a mandate of MARDI since the 1970s and until today a total of 44 varieties have been released for planting in the granary areas. The breeding objectives varied in accordance to the needs of the different era. In the 1970s M..
 
Dr Mohamad Zabawi Abdul Ghani Research Specialist, MARDI The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released in 2007 has reaffirmed that climate is changing and influencing many physical and biological systems including disruption of the ecosystem’..
 
Dr. Chubashini Suntharalingam, Economics and Social Science Research Centre Growing food to feed the population becomes a challenge due to erratic weather and climatic patterns. Temperature increase and changes in rainfall pattern hasten the spread of pests and diseases which ultimately affect..
 
Chang-Gil Kim President, Korea Rural Economic Institute Email: changgil@kre.re.kr Jeong-Bin Im Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development The Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea Email: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr INTRODUCTION Climate change is caused by global war..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture INTRODUCTION The Food Law No.18/2012 emphasizes that the state has an obligation to secure the availability and access, to adequate, balanced, sa..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture Background ASEAN is in the process of creating a single market and production base which allow the free flow of goods, services, investment, skil..
 
Case Studies of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) of Farmers in Thailand Khin Yadanar Oo Center for Applied Economic Research, Kasetsart University Thailand Abstract There have been growing environmental and health concerns associated with modern agriculture. The farmers’ a..
 
Food Security in Taiwan: Current Status and Strategies Yang, Min-Hsien[1] Feng Chia University, Taiwan   INTRODUCTION The global extreme weather influences some major food production regions while many emerging countries speed up economic development and consume more and more foo..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, E-mail: tahlim@indo.net.id Background Indonesia’s strong and consistent economic growth has contributed to steady progress o..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture  email: tahlim@indo.net.id INTRODUCTION Enhancing national food security has been one of the strategic policy goals of the curre..
 
Tran Cong Thang and Nguyen Le Hoa[1] [1] Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development   INTRODUCTION Food production especially rice, is very important for Vietnam. In general, Vietnam has favorable conditions for rice production ..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture   email: tahlim@indo.net.id INTRODUCTION Indonesia has achieved the first element of the Millenium Development Goal (MDG),..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan INTRODUCTION Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is one of the of the greatest food safety concerns among Japanese consumers. The outbreak of BSE-infected cows in September 2001 in Japan awakened consumers’ anxiety abou..
 
Noorlidawati Ab Halim Economic and Social Science Research Centre Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia Introduction Food security is a priority agenda of every Government, and it involves all levels in..
 
Dao Bach Khoa*, Nguyen Thi Nhung, Nguyen Van Liem, Nguyen Ba Huy, Hoang Thi Ngan. Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI), Vietnam Academy of Agriculture Science (VAAS)   E-mail: dbachkhoa@yahoo.com ABSTRACT Elimination of pesticides and heavy metals residues in ag..
 
Yuichiro Amekawa¹, Ng Chuck Chuan², Linda A. Lumayag³, Tan Guan Huat ¹ School of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; Present Address: 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581 Japan ² Department of Environmental Science and Management, Universit..
 
Lukman B. Abdulra’uf  * and Guan H. Tan † Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Pantai Valley, Kuala Lumpur, 50603, Malaysia.   *lbarchem@yahoo.com, †ghtan@um.edu.my (+60379674193) ABSTRACT A Headspace Solid ..
 
Roongnapa Korpraditskul1 and Chainarong Ratanakreetakul2 1 Research and Development for Agricultural Commodity Standard Center, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Kamphaengsaen, Nakhonpathom, Thailand 2Department of Plant Pathology Division, Faculty of Agriculture, Kase..
 
Cristina M. Bajet National Crop Protection Center, Crop Protection Cluster University of the Philippines at Los Banos College, Laguna 4031, Philippines email: cmbajet@yahoo.com, cmbajet@uplb.edu.ph   ABSTRACT The Philippines as a developing country and with limite..
 
Visarto Preap1 and Kang Sareth2 1,2Department of Plant Protection Sanitary and Phytosanitary, General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA), Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Kingdom of Cambodia   E-mail: preapvisarto777@gmail.com ABSTRACT Pest..
 
Nakao NOMURA1, Takumi Sasaki2, Kanda Whangchai3, Sarunya Pengphol4 and Niwooti Whangchai5   1Global Commons Organization (Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences), University of Tsukuba, Japan   2Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Universi..
 
Warapa Mahakarnchanakul1, Pitirat Klintham1, Sasitorn Tongchitpakdee1, Wannee Chinsirikul2 1 Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, THAILAND 2 National Metal and Materials Technology Center, National Science and Technolo..
 
Chung-Hung Wang1, Yu-Tsung Lee1, Pei-Ling Huang1, Yan-Hwa Chu1 1Product and Process Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan   e-mail: chw14@firdi.org.tw ABSTRACT High-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS)-based non-target..
 
Yi-Jen Liaw Senior Technical Advisor, Taiwan Quality Food (TQF) Association 6F., No. 219, Section 4, Chungu Hsiao East Road, DaAn District, Taipei 10690, Taiwan Email: yjlf@ms22.hinet.net. ABSTRACT Techno Rice, which is the rice treated with the state of the art supercriti..
 
Kwang-Geun Lee Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Dongguk University-Seoul, 32, Dongguk-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, 400-820, Republic of Korea   Phone: 82-31-961-5142, E-mail: kwglee@dongguk.edu ABSTRACT The objective of this study w..
 
Rasmuna Mazwan Muhammad and Mohd Rashid Rabu Economic and Social Science Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. INTRODUCTION Urban farming is a cultivation practice where food i..
 
Nor Amna A’liah Mohammad Nor and Mohamad Hifzan Rosali Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. e-mail: amna@mardi.gov.my; hifzan@mardi.gov.my Introduction Malaysia’s livestock industry ..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan INTRODUCTION For years, food nutrition labeling had not been compulsory in Japan. In response to consumers’ increasing concerns about food safety, however, the Japanese government, which many perceive as the slowest among ..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Introduction   The mislabeling of food became a prominent news story in 2013, as Japanese newspapers revealed that even high-end restaurants and department stores were guilty of selling mislabeled food. ..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Rice is the staple food in Japan.  Thus, the Japanese government is paying special attention to rice contamination by cesium after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident of March 2011.  This article aims to ..
 
Zhen Zhong, Kong Xiangzhi, Mu Nana   School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   The national grains security strategy that takes our side as the dominant factor, bases itself on its own country, guarantees the production capac..
 
Tran Cong Thang Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam   INTRODUCTION Food, especially rice, is very important for Vietnam. Basically Vietnam has favorable conditions for rice production with its tropical weather, available land and wa..
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