Agri-Tech Taiwan│Oct 31-Nov 2, 2019

​​[19/11/2018] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Representatives of New Southbound Policy partner countries come to Taiwan to observe and study the development of the agrotourism industry

From November 19 to 23, the COA, in cooperation with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), is holding the “2018 APO Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Best Practices in Agrotourism.” A total of over 20 representatives of government, industry, and academia from Asian and New Southbound Policy partner countries including Cambodia, India, Iran, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Taiwan are in attendance...(Read More...)

[07/08/2018] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
The Council of Agriculture (COA) and the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Strengthen Cooperation and Exchange on Asian Agricultural Biofertilizers and Biopesticides

The cooperation between the COA and the APO enters its third consecutive year as they jointly organize the 3rd International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides (ICBB). The said event took place from August 7 to 10 at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER). More than 50 experts and academics from 14 countries, namely Bangladesh, Cambodia, Iran, Indonesia, India, Nepal, Malaysia...(Read More...)

[06/04/2018] [Market Update] (Source: Far Eastern Agriculture)
Algae boost the immune system of animals, reduce use of antibiotics in livestock farming

As the marine algae business is growing fast and attracting increasing attention due to the nutritional quality of algae and the abundance of bioactive molecules, it offers a potential for applications, especially in the human food and animal feed sectors...(Read More...)

[13/03/2018] [Market Update] (Source: Far Eastern Agriculture)
Myanmar launches new policy to boost development

The Myanmar government has launched a Development Assistance Policy (DAP), aiming to effectively channel aid funds that are provided by international agencies to develop the country’s various sectors including agriculture...(Read More...)

[05/03/2018] [Market Update] (Source: Far Eastern Agriculture)
Bayer partners with IRRI for direct-seeded rice in Asia

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Bayer have signed an agreement confirming Bayer’s participation in the Direct Seeded Rice Consortium (DSRC) led by IRRI...(Read More...)

[04/03/2018] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Minister Tsung-hsien Lin of the Council of Agriculture leads a delegation to Malaysia to attend the AARDO General Session and to promote and implement agricultural aspects of the New Southbound Policy

Minister Tsung-hsien Lin of the Council of Agriculture (COA) led a delegation to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from February 28 through March 3, to attend the 19th General Session of the African-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) Conference, where he discussed AARDO’s work plan and budget for the next three years with attending ministers from other member countries...(Read More...)

[16/02/2018] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Organic farming sees record growth worldwide

Australia has topped the list of countries with the largest organic agricultural area. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and IFOAM – Organics International has presented the latest global data on organic farming at the BIOFACH fair in Nuremberg. The statistical year book, 'The World of Organic Agriculture', was launched on Wednesday...(Read More...)

[28/09/2017] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Taiwan’s Agricultural Technology Aims to Benefit Asia-Pacific Development

According to the COA, the principal exhibition that the Council put on display in this edition of Asia Agri-tech Expo & Forum are 44 successful R&D achievements under the 2014-2017 Agricultural Technology Industry Global Logistics Promotion Program, which include 41 items such as animal vaccine, feed additive, bio-pesticide/fertilizer, diagnosis and testing, ornamental fish and accessories, agriculture machinery....(Read More...)

[14/02/2017] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Ensuring the Safety of School Lunch with Local and Traceable Ingredients of “Four Labels and One QR Code”

In order to fully achieve the five pillars of food safety, 2017 saw the start of a campaign to promote the use of organic, traceable agricultural product (TAP), those produced in compliance with certified agriculture standard (CAS), good agricultural practice (GAP), or agricultural products with traceability QR codes)...(Read More...)

[03/02/2017] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Management and Food Safety are Simultaneously Ensured as Taiwan’s Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emission is Gradually Reduced Every Year
In order to manage the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and ensure the food safety, Taiwan has continued to promote political strategies such as organic agriculture, environment-friendly cultivation, rational fertilization, and  increasing efficiencies of livestock wastewater treatment with the objective of reducing GHGs emitted by agricultural...(Read More...)

[28/11/2016] [Market Update] (Source: COA)
TAP Identifies Safety and Sustainability of Agricultural Products more than Transparency and Traceability

Various print media published a full coverage of news report on November 25 which created serious confusion on the usage of terms “traceable agricultural products (TAP)”, “production traceability system”, and “QR code”...(Read More...)

[05/11/2012] [Market Update] (Source: COA)

When agriculture meets information technology - A roundup of the latest user-friendly scientific breakthrough
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, which has already proven to be extremely effective in tracking and identifying people and products for logistic purposes, can be applied to the agricultural sector in two ways – production management (from tracking growth and reproduction records to...(Read More...)
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