Sarawak needs more young people to go into agriculture in order to sustain the industry, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Uggah Embas. He notes that most farmers iare aged 55 years and above. “Even though most farmers in rural areas are 55 or 60, some of them are able to make a monthly income from
The bird flu crisis is over, Philippine Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said on Saturday, September 2, following his lifting of a 7-kilometer radius ban. In a Facebook post, Piñol said he was “lifting the quarantine restrictions in the 7-kilometer Controlled Area Radius around the town of San Luis, Pampanga and in Jaen and San Isidro towns in Nueva
The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) will attend an upcoming summit on the development of the oil palm sector at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Palm oil is Indonesia’s main non-oil and gas export, contributing US$18.5 billion in exports last year. The sector also absorbs more than 5 million workers and encourages economic growth in rural areas.