Japan to industrialise agriculture

Japan to industrialise agricul…


The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has submitted proposals to assist Japanese farmers and businesses cope with the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Russia offers to develop fisheries with Japan in the Pacific

Russia offers to develop fishe…


Russia has proposed to co-develop fisheries around Pacific Islands with Japan, adding that it will broach the discussion with other foreign partners if the Japanese companies turn it down

Thailand to implement new rice plan next month

Thailand to implement new rice…


Thailand has invited the country’s private and farming sectors to join the government to develop a new rice plan for the current year

FAO declares 2016 International Year of Pulses

FAO declares 2016 Internationa…


The FAO has declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses to raise awareness on the benefits of pulses and boost global production

Cambodia introduces new standard for prahok production

Cambodia introduces new standa…


Cambodia has introduced a new industry standard for prahok production in a bid to boost exports and increase local consumption

Danish company exports pig production facilities to Vietnam and Philippines

Danish company exports pig pro…


Danish Farm Concept has signed contracts to supply investors in Vietnam and the Philippines with new turnkey pig production facilities

Vietnamese dairy companies explore global markets

Vietnamese dairy companies exp…


The recently-concluded Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal has paved the way for Vietnamese dairy companies to explore business outside the Asia Pacific region

Filipino company to begin pekin duck exports to Middle East

Filipino company to begin peki…


Philippines’ Maharlika Agro-Marine Ventures Corp has acquired halal accreditation from the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water for the export of pekin duck products 

Farming systems in Japan and Bangladesh win acclaim

Farming systems in Japan and B…


Four farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan have been recognised as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by the FAO

Cambodia’s agriculture ministry ties up with Grow Asia

Cambodia’s agriculture ministr…


Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has entered a partnership with Grow Asia to boost the country’s agriculture sector

Sabah to try out HCS+ methodology in palm oil plantations

Sabah to try out HCS+ methodol…


Malaysia’s Sabah Forestry Department has agreed to run a trial of the newly-released High Carbon Stock (HCS+) methodology, which helps assess carbon stock in palm oil plantations

Sustainable machine design recommended by ISO

Sustainable machine design rec…


Integrating sustainability in machine design will go a long way in ensuring environmental safety standards are maintained

Thailand approves US$139mn loan to support rubber farmers

Thailand approves US$139mn loa…


Thailand has approved a US$139mn loan to the country’s rubber farmers who have been affected by the falling global prices of the commodity

Thailand signs major rice and rubber export deals

Thailand signs major rice and …


Thailand has signed deals with China to supply rice and rubber, alongside a major railway deal 

Cobb opens new hatchery in China for US$35mn

Cobb opens new hatchery in Chi…


Cobb has inaugurated a new US$35mn hatchery in China’s Hubei province, which is replete with state-of-the-art facilities and biosecurity measures for optimum production 

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