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Zhen Zhong, Associate Professor; School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China BACKGROUND After the general office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council issued the Guiding Opinions of the State Council on the Ord..
 
Ernesto O. Brown2 and Meliza Festejo-Abeleda3 2 Director and 3Science Research Specialist II Socio-Economics Research Division (SERD) Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Los..
 
Noorlidawati Ab. Halim and Rozhan Abu Dardak Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 SERDANG, Selangor, Malaysia Introduction The vegetable industry is one of the important industries in Malaysia. It provides food for people, creates jobs for rural com..
 
Jeongbin Im Professor, Seoul National University History of Agricultural Policy Study In Korea, agricultural policy research has been conducted by public research institutes since the establishment of Agricultural Management Research Center (AMRC) under the Rural Development Administration ..
 
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=2506092) The Council of Agriculture (COA) established new paradigm for agricultural development in response to tra..
 
Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Link to the original document: http://www.mafra.go.kr/list.jsp?&newsid=155448978§ion_id=b_sec_1&pageNo=17&year=2017&listcnt=10&board_kind=C&board_skin_id= C3&depth..
 
Dang Xuan Phi Center for Applied Economic Research, Kasetsart University Thailand INTRODUCTION In 1960, the Thai dairy industry has been developed after the King of Denmark gave some dairy cows to the King of Thailand during his visit to Denmark. The King has started the Dairy Farming Prom..
 
Takumi Sakuyama Associate Professor of Food Trade Policy, Meiji University Explanatory Note for Translation The following is the translation of “Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Program”, determined at the Vitality Creation Headquarters of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries ..
 
Tran Cong Thang and Bui Thi Viet Anh[1] Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development 16 Thuy Khue Street Hanoi Vietnam In the past, the Government, Ministries and agencies have issued many policies to develop the livestock sector and be de..
 
Dr. Tran Khanh Linh Consultant CIRCULAR 15/2014/TT-BNNPTNT1 PROVIDING GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SEVERAL ARTICLES OF THE PRIME MINISTER’S DECISION NO. 62/2013/QD-TTGDATED OCTOBER 25, 2013 REGARDING THE INCENTIVE POLICY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATION IN THE PRODUCTION AND..
 
Tran Cong Thang and Vu Huy Phuc[1] Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development 16 Thuy Khue Street Vietnam's Coffee Policy Review     ABSTRACT Coffee is one of the most important agro-commodities of Vietnam. In recent yea..
 
Rozhan Abu Dardak Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 SERDANG, MALAYSIA rozhan@mardi.gov.my Introduction The Malaysian government launched its Eleventh Malaysia Plan (EMP) for the period of 2016-2020, last year. The EMP is considered as the last..
 
Dr. Min-Hsien Yang1, Dr. I Han2 1Chief, Office of the Secretariat Professor Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724  Taiwan, ROC E-mail: andy201264@gmail.com 2Dr. I HAN Assistant Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University ..
 
Translated by Nguyen Le Hoa[1] [1] Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rurul Development     Decision 432 / QD-TTg on approving the sustainable development strategy of Vietnam for 2011-2020 was issued on 12 April 2012. The Prime M..
 
Thanda Kyi   Director, Department of Planning Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation INTRODUCTION   As agriculture plays a crucial role in the economy of Myanmar, sustainable agriculture is a prerequisite for achieving sustainable development objective..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China To implement the spirit of the 18th CPC Party Congress so as to deepen agricultural reforms and accelerate modern agro-construction, the Ministries of Agriculture and F..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Inrtoduction In 2013, China’s grain output recorded its 10th consecutive year of growth, and the farmers’ income registered the 10th consecut..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan   INTRODUCTION Rice has occupied the position of national food for a long time in Japan, and the Japanese has taken the large part of their carbohydrates from it. Rice has been utilized for human consumption, a..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan INTRODUCTION It is important for stabilizing rice farmer’s management to maintain the order of markets and to expand stable dealings between farmer’s organizations which engage in shipping rice and distribut..
 
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 January 14, 2016, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture email: tahlim@indo.net.id   INTRODUCTION Current agricultural development policy is heavily focused on rice, despite the f..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id INTRODUCTION Similar to many other emerging economies, Indonesian agriculture is characterized by a duali..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id Introduction In response to global economic environments, improving the competitiveness of agriculture is..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction  “A Notice on Promoting Financial Support and Service in Modern Agricultural Development” (the Notice) had been issued by the Ministry..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture,   email: tahlim@indo.net.id Introduction Indonesia’s agricultural policy is shaped by its Food Law of 2012 and a s..
 
Dr. Tran Cong Thang and Dinh Bao Linh (MA)[1] Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development No.16- Thuy Khue Street- Hanoi- Vietnam [1]  Deputy director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture an..
 
Chen-Te Huang Department of Planning, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan,The Republic of China E-mail: cchuang@mail.coa.gov.tw   Current policies related to Direct Payment The Direct Payments in Taiwan are basically complied with the norm in Annex 2 of the Agreeme..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id INTRODUCTION Grand Strategy of Agricultural Development (GSAD) 2015-2045  is formulated as part of the constit..
 
Dr. Masayoshi Honma Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics The University of Tokyo, Japnan Last September 15 and 16 Japanese Professor Masayoshi Honma, a world famous agricultural economist, delivered his lecture on the “Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Under the Abe Admini..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan The development of innovative agriculture is a mainstream strategy towards the enchancement of overall competitiveness under the globalization of free economies. It is critical..
 
Yoshiaki Iiguni Multidisciplinary Cluster, Kuroshio Science, Kochi University   Introduction This is the English translation of the second half of a pamphlet entitled “New Policy for Agriculture and Rural Areas is beginning!! : 4 reforms ” issued by the government..
 
Iqbal Rafani Researcher,Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia Email: iqbalrafani@yahoo.com and iqbalrafani@gmail.com   Background The Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has released the ..
 
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 Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Ru..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Agriculture, rural community and farmer related issues are once again the topic of China’s "No. 1 Central Document" this year, the first poli..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture email: tahlim@indo.net.id   Introduction In Indonesia, the contribution of agriculture on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has decline..
 
Rozhan Abu Dardak1 Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia   Introduction Malaysia is a Federal constitutional monarchy located in South-east Asia. It comprises of 13 states, three federal territories and covers a total of 329, 847 square k..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Since 2012,in accordance with the CPC Central Committee and the State Council’s deployment, agricultural authorities at various levels have carried f..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Since its reform and opening, (based on the decentralized operations of families and taking the unified management of farms as the dominant principle), a two..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   In recent years, farmers' burdens remained at low levels as a whole as more efforts were made to implement the policy of strengthening agriculture, benef..
 
Mitsuaki Shindo, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Policy Planning Division   2.  Japan-Australia EPA negotiations The EPA negotiations with Australia, which started in 2007, was perceived to have a huge impact on Japan’s agriculture. Th..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Modem urban agriculture is a new form of agriculture which stemmed from the development of modem cities. It started in China in the 1990s. Since the start of..
 
Mitsuaki Shindo, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Policy Planning Division   Keywords:  Japan, agriculture, trade negotiations, WTO, FTA, EPA, TPP, tariff, levy, domestic support, sensitive products, rice, wheat, barley, beef, pork, dairy, sugar,..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Assistant Minister for International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture email: tahlim@indo.net.id   Bankground             Taking into consideration the importance of agriculture, the governmen..
 
Dr. Takumi Sakuyama Associate Professor, Meiji University   Explanatory Note for Translation The Vitality Creation Headquarters of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Regions was established on 21st May 2013, with the participation of the Prime Minister as chairman, the Chie..
 
Tran Cong Thang and Nguyen Le Hoa Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam   1.  Investment and growth situation in Vietnam In the past 10 years, the agriculture sector in Vietnam posted a steady growth with GDP growth of 4 % /..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan   INTRODUCTION We translated a pamphlet, “New Policy for Agriculture and Rural Areas is beginning!!”, Previously, we translated pages 1-5.  This time, we have translated pages 6-11.   ..
 
Jeongbin Im*,  Iljeong Jeong** *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 ** Director, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Aff..
 
Zhen Zhong, Xiangzhi Kong (School of Agricultural and Rural Development, Renmin University of China, Beijing, 100872) Email: zhzruc@126.com   ABSTRACT During the 30 years of Reform and Opening up, China’s agricultural policy has formed a relatively complete framewor..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Assistant Minister for International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, email: tahlim@indo.net.id   ABSTRACT Agricultural development in Indonesia has been successful in promoting food production, particularly rice and m..
 
Akihiko Hirasawa Norinchukin Research Institute co., ltd 1-1-12, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0047 Japan e-mail: akihiko@nochuri.co.jp   ABSTRACT   Agricultural land reform in the aftermath of WWII generated agricultural structure of Japan with vast nu..
 
Achieving Sustainable and Inclusive Green Growth: Recent Major Agricultural Policies in the Philippines[1]   Albert P. Aquino, Princess Alma B. Ani and Meliza A. Festejo[2]   Abstract The Philippine government has taken crucial steps to pave the way to sustainab..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Ph. D      Abstract In the past years, the changing factors of agriculture developments in Taiwan are influenced greatly both internally and externally. Facing the challenges of new environment, it is critical to establish industrial value chain operation ..
 
ItthipongMahathanasetha*, KampanatPensuparb a Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 10900; E-mail address: fecoipm@ku.ac.th b Center for Applied Economic Research, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart Univer..
 
Ph.D Tran Cong Thang and Dinh Thi Bao Linh[1]   ABSTRACT This paper aims to provide an opportunity to improve understanding of Vietnamese relevants and foreign partners of its agricultural policies, including eight policy groups including (i) trade liberalization countermeasures,..
 
Charuk Singhapreecha Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University   Introduction             This paper examines the policy transition in various stages of Thailand’s economic development. The agricultural and agro-p..
 
Charuk Singhapreecha Faculty of economics, Chiang Mai University   Introduction   This paper addresses the role of Thailand’s past and present agricultural sector.  The analysis is focused primarily on agricultural development in Thailand which has acceler..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan   INTRODUCTION In December 2012, the Liberal Democratic Party won the 46th Japanese general election and President Shinzo Abe became the Prime Minister again. The second Abe Shinzo cabinet had been reviewing ex..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction In accordance with the CPC Central Committee’s Document No.1 for 2011, the central authorities continued to increase investment in agriculture..
 
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..
 
Iqbal Rafani Researcher at Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia email: iqbalrafani@yahoo.com   Introduction It is believed that farmers have provided real contribution in the..
 
Ph.D Tran Cong Thang Lead of Division of Strategy and Policy Research- Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development   Introduction Since the “Doimoi” in 1986, Vietnam has carried out remarkable reforms in the agricultural sector, both..
 
Republic Act 7607: Empowering Smallhold Farmers in their Economic Endeavors[1] Albert P. Aquino, Virma Anne A. Lim and Princess Alma B. Ani[2] Introduction Agriculture plays a vital role in the Philippine economy. Of the 30 million hectares of land in the country, one-third is devoted..
 
The Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997: A Collective Approach to Competitiveness[1] Albert P. Aquino, Anita G. Tidon, Princess Alma B. Ani and Meliza A. Festejo[2]   Background Republic Act 8435 or the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997 ..
 
The Philippine Fisheries Code: National Policy for Sustainable Fisheries[1] Albert P. Aquino, Princess Alma B. Ani and Meliza A. Festejo[2]   Historical Development of the Philippine Fisheries Legislation Fishery specific policies in the Philippines were not apparent until 19..
 
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   With the slogan of “..
 
  Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   1. Definition of a farm household   A farm household is a typical unit of farming in Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) defines a farm househ..
 
Albert P. Aquino, Princess Alma B. Ani and Meliza A. Festejo      1. Introduction   Agriculture is a key sector of the Philippine economy. It produces food for a growing population. It supplies essential raw materials and products for the manufacturing sect..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Agriculture in Taiwan Taiwan is located in the subtropics mountains and rugged hills cover two-thirds of the land, so only about 830,000 hectares of land are suitable for agriculture. The average farm covers 1.1..
 
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   1. Introduction Korea went through radical changes from an agr..
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