Taiwan

FNN visit to Taiwan

FNN visit to Taiwan

Farmer and Nature Net Executive Director Pan Sopheap from Cambodia visits Taiwanese farmer Mr. Chen to learn about the burdock industry. Mr. Chen is one of the Top 10 Farmers of 2013. (Photo courtesy of George Lin)

TWADA Deputy Director visits AFA office

TWADA Deputy Director visits AFA office

Dr. Wenchi Huang, Deputy Director of the Taiwan Wax Apple Development Association (TWADA), an AFA member in Taiwan, visited the AFA office in Quezon City, Philippines last January 25, 2013. She was in the country to attend a Board meeting in AsiaDHRRA, a regional network […]

Various activities, important decisions mark AFA’s 5th general assembly

Various activities, important decisions mark AFA’s 5th general assembly

The Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) held various activities and decided on important matters on its recently concluded 5th general assembly, which was also a celebration of its 10th anniversary. Vietnam Farmers Union (VNFU) hosted the event in Hanoi, Vietnam last March […]

News Digest: Taiwan’s Agricultural Exports Grew By 23.6% In 2010 Due To Global Economic Recovery

News Digest: Taiwan’s Agricultural Exports Grew By 23.6% In 2010 Due To Global Economic Recovery

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) says that agricultural exports grew by 23.6% or up to US$3.626 billion in 2010 due to economic recovery worldwide. Eels and dancing lady orchids grew biggest by 105 and 95 percent respectively, followed by butterfly orchids, grouper, and green soybeans […]

In the News: Severe floods hit southern Taiwan in the aftermath of typhoon Fanapi

In the News: Severe floods hit southern Taiwan in the aftermath of typhoon Fanapi

Several districts in Kaohsiung and Pingtung have been immersed in flood waters in the aftermath of typhoon Fanapi, which left Taiwan around six in the evening Sept. 19, the local media reported Monday. Torrential rainfall brought by Fanapi resulted in floods in Nanzih, Zuoying, Gushan […]



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