Far Eastern Agriculture weekly digest - 19th June - 23rd June

Max Pixel for FEAG 307(Image source: Max Pixel)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Far Eastern Agriculture, from 19th June - 23rd June 2017

Integrated rice-fish farming systems can improve food security in Asia-Pacific 

An FAO regional workshop on innovative integrated agro-aquaculture in Asia explored how fish farming integrated in flooded rice paddy fields help to achieve higher yield and better quality of rice besides producing fish as an additional commodity. Click here to read the full story

China re-opens US beef imports 

China has resumed importing US beef after a 14-year ban, fulfilling its pledge on the US-China 100-day action plan to boost bilateral economic ties. Click here to read the full story

BRICS meeting discusses agricultural development to eradicate poverty and hunger 

The 7th meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture in China focused on the agrarian development and to take leading role in creating innovation to develop the agricultural sector, with an aim to meet the international goal of hunger and poverty eradication. Click here to read the full story

KRBL Limited wins the APEDA Golden Trophy for outstanding export performance and contribution in the basmati rice sector 

Recognising the impeccable quality of its products, KRBL Limited, a leading Basmati Rice Company, has been awarded the Golden Trophy by APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, for outstanding export performance for the year 2015-16. Click here to read the full story

Harim Korea install four new Marel Poultry processing lines in Iksan 

The Harim company in South Korea will install four new Marel Poultry processing lines, spread over five different floors in the fully modernised plant in the city of Iksan. Click here to read the full story

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