- Taipei-Manila ECA study nearly complete
- Biotech experts meet
- Emerging infectious diseases in food crops
- Finding ways to solve the Asian water problems
- The quest for fresh and safe seafood
- Plant pathologists meet in Tokyo
- Soil info managers exchange experience
- Citrus HLB: up close
- Revitalizing rural areas
The Gongrong Community Development model farm is a concrete proof that rural revitalization should always be anchored on nature preservation and the promotion of environmentally friendly practices.
On October 1-5, 2012, 18 speakers from nine countries (Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, USA and Vietnam) gathered in Taipei City to exchange information on community rural revitalization from various perspectives.
Entitled "Enhancement of Rural Community Revitalization in the Asian and Pacific Region," the said international workshop aims to increase knowledge on the competitive advantage of rural industries and share information on how to efficiently utilize land in rural areas.
The international seminar was sponsored by FFTC, Taiwan's Council of Agriculture and the Rural Development Fund.To read the full article, go to our publications database and click on Newsletter 178