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Min-Hsien Yang Professor Feng Chia University Taiwan I Han Associate Professor Feng Chia University Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture (http://www.coa.gov.tw/ws.php?id=2503971) According to the “Agricultural Product and Verification Act”, the Council of Agricu..
 
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..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Associate Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Office of the Secretariat Professor Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724Source: Council of Agriculture (COA)..
 
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..
 
Min-Hsien YANG, Ph.D. Chief Office of the Secretariat Professor Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724 Source: Council of Agriculture (COA) Because of the rising concerns on food sources and safety, consumers start to look ..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Associate Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture The Taiwan-Peru-New Zealand joint hosting of the 2016 APEC Conference on Minimizing Retailer and Consumer Food Losses and Wastes on September 22 has ..
 
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..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) research, as high as 1.3 billion metric tons of food, or one-third of..
 
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..
 
Mari IZUMI Visiting Researcher JC General Research Institute, Japan Explanatory note by the translator:    This document is the first of three chapters of the latest Guideline on Food Security under the State of Emergency, revised in 0ctober 2015. The guideline was originally d..
 
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..
 
Translated by Nguyen Le Hoa[1] [1] Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rurul Development   On 23 December 2009, the Government issued Resolution No. 63 / NQ-CP on ensuring national food security. Accordingly, this issue must be within the over..
 
Translated by Nguyen Le Hoa[1] [1] Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rurul Development   Decision 226 / QD-TTg Approving the "National Strategy on Nutrition from 2011 to 2020 and its vision for 2030" was enacted in 2012. The genera..
 
Nik Rozana Nik Mohd Masdek and Mohd Rashid Rabu Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.   E-mail: nrozana@mardi.gov.my Introduction Globalization and trade liberalization has opened up market access for foo..
 
Mohd Rashid Rabu, Nik Rozana Nik Mohd Masdek, Mohd Dainori Md Shah Economic and Social Science Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Persiaran UPM-MARDI, Serdang Selangor. Email: mrrabu@mardi.gov.my INTRODUCTION Consumers are d..
 
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..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China INTRODUCITON Since 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture has continued to promote the supervision of pesticide and legal system building. It prioritized the supervision..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan   The "Agro-pesticide Act" was amended on 24 ..
 
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..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan   There is the process of reviewing and reassessing basic policies from a mid-te..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan II. Introduction of a new index for food self-sufficiency potential With unstable elements impacting global food supply and demand, public opinion polls show that a large percentage of ..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan   III. Establishment of a comprehensive approach to food security incorporating risk management In the Basic Law on Food, Agriculture, and Rural Areas, the approach to securing..
 
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 ..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email: tahlim@indo.net.id Introduction Many recent concerns about food security focus on unpredictable but shorter-lived threats t..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   INTRODUCTION Food recall management measures enacted to strengthen the supervision of most agricultural products. This will greatly enhance the overall q..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture How can consumers get information regarding product sources? To close the gap between consumers and producers, the Council of Agriculture..
 
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 ..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I. Enhance Safety Management 1. Promotion of GAP certified safe fruits and vegetables: There were 2,127 GAP listed agricultural production and sales groups at the end o..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan For the past few years, consumers have been paying attention to food security and the logistics of food distributions from farm sources.. This emerging consumer trend encourage..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Mei-Chen Lo, Assistant Professor, National United University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan It is true that Eating more hormone ripening pineapple could cause sickness, using potions could has..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Mei-Chen Lo, Assistant Professor, National United University, Taiwan Regarding health & safety in the labeling of commercial eggs, COA will strengthen management at the source side of livestock farms and coordinate with Health and Welfa..
 
The Interchange Association, Japan’s de facto embassy in Taiwan, has called on the Taiwan government to cancel its plans to tighten regulations on Japanese food imports right after the Executive Yuan recently declared that it will launch the measure on schedule. According to Joseph Yeh ..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) will conduct joint inspections on rice products in Taiwan twice a year in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),..
 
Food Safety Policy Review (3016)  2015-04-13 (361)
Dr. Tran Cong Thang and Dinh Thi Bao Linh[1]   Key words: food safety, polices, Vietnam. INTRODUCTION In addition to food security, food safety has been a major concern for the Government of Vietnam in recent years because food safety and quality is necessary not only for the..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Introduction The Japanese government has various food labeling systems. One of the most popular is the JAS Mark system. This system was launched in 1950 when the Act on Standardization and Proper Quality Labeling of A..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Introduction Japan’s food labeling policy is at a crossroads. Since its enactment in 1950, the Act on Standardization and Proper Labeling of Agricultural and Forest Products, commonly known as the JAS Act, has b..
 
Republic Act No. 8976: Establishing the Philippine Food Fortification Program[1] Albert P. Aquino, Aleta Belissa D. Correa, and Princess Alma B. Ani[2]   Introduction Majority of agricultural and fisheries activities result to the production of food which are consumed eit..
 
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. ..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   In order to implement the Domestic Beef Traceability System, the Council of Agriculture (COA) put into effect the compulsory certificate of origin for cattle slaughtering, which regulates the use of standard e..
 
Department of Agriculture Administrative Order No. 8 Series of 2002: Importation and Commercialization of Modern Biotechnology-Derived Products [1]     Albert P. Aquino, Meliza A. Festejo, and Princess Alma B. Ani [2]   Introduction The Philippines is the fi..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Animal disease control concerns food safety and public health as well as social harmony and stability. It is an important responsibility of the government in social managem..
 
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 ..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Policy Research Coordinator, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   (Continued from Part 1 uploaded on September 5, 2014)   I. Securing Stable Food Supply Article 2 (The..
 
Yoshihisa Godo, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Introduction On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced an unforgettable disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, which involved the wide-spread of radioactive materials. On March 17, 2011, the Ministry of Health, ..
 
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..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Policy Research Coordinator, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   The Basic Law on Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas, which was enacted in 1999, stipulates Japan’s basic policy on securing food su..
 
The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines: Securing Meat and Meat Products’ Safety from Farm to Table[1]   Albert P. Aquino and Christian L. Abeleda[2]   INTRODUCTION Protection and promotion of the right to health of the people (Section 15, Article ..
 
Iqbal Rafani Researcher at the Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia Email: iqbalrafani@yahoo.com   INTRODUCION Recently, the rapid growth of population as well as climate change are maj..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Ranging from carbohydrates (rice, wheat), protein (soybeans) to fat (peanuts, sesame seeds), only whole grains and legumes can readily satisfy the bulk of the human body’s nutritional needs. The ave..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Council of Agriculture (COA), the Germany-based world's fourth-largest supplier of avian vaccines Lohmann Animal Health GmbH & ..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   The Council of Agriculture gives full support to the development of organic farming in suitable regions while integrating production, lifestyle, and ecology together. Moreover, organic agriculture should ..
 
Republic Act No. 10611: Strengthening the Philippine Food Safety Regulatory System[1] Albert P. Aquino, Aleta Belissa D. Correa, and Princess Alma B. Ani[2] Introduction Food, as one of the basic needs of man, provides the health requirements of a person in order to live.  The av..
 
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..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Identified cases of Japanese cows infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a progressive neurological disorder of cattle that results from infection by prions, which are..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   With the increasing awareness of food safety, consumers have put more and more emphasis on food origin and food safety. Consumers also purchase agricultural products from internet based cyber stores. This awar..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   The processing and the export of Taiwan's down products is the third largest in the world, which yielded an export value of US$254 million (equal to NTD 7.48 billion) and is regarded as the role model prod..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Introduction Global climate change, frequent natural disasters and increasing cost of oil have severely affected agricultural production. These affect farmers’ desire to sustain farming business directly. ..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   (Adopted from the 38th Executive Meeting of the State Council on May 9, 2001, promulgated by Decree No. 304 of the State Council of the People's Republic..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   (Promulgated by Decree No. 216 of the State Council of the People's Republic of China on May 8, 1997, amended in accordance with the Decision of the Stat..
 
Dr. Iqbal Rafani Researcher at Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia, email: iqbalrafani@yahoo.com   Introduction Food is a primary basic human need and its fulfillment is part of human r..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   The Standards were enacted in accordance with Article 9 of the Food Administration Act. The standards were first promulgated on October 30, 1999, and then were amended three times, the..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Risk management In recent years, global climate change has caused instability in the production and supply of staple foods around the world. In response, and on the basis of concepts drawn from &ldquo..
 
Organic Hotspots (1585)  2013-12-31 (328)
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   In collaboration with the Ecological Agriculture and Natural Foods Promotion Association of the Republic of China (EANFA), the Council of Agriculture (COA) has successfully nurtured eight regions across the na..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association     The Logo of Certified Agricultural Standards (CAS) represents the certification for the Taiwan premium domestic agricultural produce and their processed products. According to the principl..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   It is estimated that a total of 20,000 chickens are killed in traditional markets in Taiwan each day, a relatively small number compared to the number of birds butchered in the 79 licensed poultry slaughterhou..
 
R&D and Policy Directions for Effective Control of Fusarium Wilt Disease of Cavendish Banana in the Asia-Pacific Region[1]   Albert P. Aquino, Genny G. Bandoles, and Virma Anne A. Lim[2]   Introduction As a major staple food crop, banana is widely cultivated..
 
National Food Authority: Its Role in Price Stability and Food Security [1] Albert P. Aquino, Carl Rookie O. Daquio and Princess Alma B. Ani[2] Introduction Rice is a major agricultural commodity in the country.  More than two million households or roughly 10 million Filipinos are..
 
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) announ..
 
Yutsai Huang, Ph.D. Director, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   School lunches were extended to all elementary schools in Japan in 1952, and with the enactment of the school lunch law, to junior high schools in 1954. Today, 99% of elementary school students and 82% of junio..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   The Taiwan government has established a complete control system to monitor and test pesticide residues on agricultural products.  COA is in charge of the process before products go to the market and th..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association The promotion of traceability in agricultural goods is one of the main itineraries on New Agricultural Project by the Council of Agriculture (COA).  Ever since the Agricultural Production and Certification Act have ..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Updated food safety act allows for new drug residue levels, Legislature passed amendments to the Act Governing Food Sanitation on July 25, lifting the ban on beef containing the leanness-enhancing drug ractopa..
 
Crop Health Management (1937)  2013-11-15 (324)
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association         Food safety has become a major challenge for many countries in the past years. The safety issues exist in every process of the food chain, such as: from production, manufact..
 
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) held a..
 
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..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Taiwan is an island with limited resources.  Through the years, the major focus is to promote production. Many policies were established to ensure self-sufficiency with selected export. In recent years, Taiwan ..
 
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 Affa..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   In recent years, global climate change has caused instability in agricultural production and supply of staple foods around the world. In response, and on the basis of concepts drawn from “risk m..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association As global warming continues to trigger a series of volatile weather events across the globe, all food production and supply chains face increasing levels of disruption, the COA pointed out. In the face of soarin..
 
Yoshihisa Godo, PhD Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan                 The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) recognizes “improving Japan’s food self-suffici..
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