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(Second of two parts) From 2022, following the Supreme Court ruling in the Mandanas case, LGU’s share in national tax revenue will increase by 27%. LGUs are now expected to spend at least 10 percent of their increase in Internal Income Allocation (IRA) on agriculture and fisheries programs, with at least a quarter of the …

The objective of the action plan for the development of organic farming is to stimulate the production and consumption of organic products to reach 25% of agricultural land in organic farming by 2030. The plan also foresees a significant increase in organic aquaculture. Minister Podgoršek underlined that this sector has the potential to secure income …

Tanzania The Movement for Organic Agriculture (TOAM) will work with the Ministry of Agriculture to organize its second National Conference on Ecological Organic Agriculture in October this year. The conference to be held in Dodoma, attended by over 300 participants from Tanzania and beyond, will raise awareness of the importance of organic farming in further …

Beatus Malema, deputy director of crop promotion, agricultural inputs and cooperatives at the agriculture ministry, said a special office has already been formed at the ministry to facilitate the campaign that will unveil the opportunities offered by agriculture. ecological. “This is just a starting point after a period of approximately two years of negotiations with …

Organic farming is a system that completely avoids or largely excludes the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is based on crop rotation, use of crop residues, animal excretion and off-farm organic waste. Organic methods used in agriculture can increase productivity, repair environmental damage and protect nature in the long …

Newfrom Japan Economy Policy Jul 7, 2021 Tokyo, July 7 (Jiji Press) – Organic farming, which does not involve any agricultural chemicals or synthetic fertilizers, is attracting attention in Japan, not least because it puts less strain on the environment. While the Japanese government has launched a strategy to promote organic farming, there are still …