Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Business Aug 10, 2018

Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Japan's exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in the January-June period hit a record high for the sixth consecutive year, thanks to the popularity of Japanese cuisine mainly in Asia, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said Friday. According to the ministry, the exports ...

More women taking up farming in Japan

National | 2017 NEW YEAR SPECIAL Jan 1, 2017

More women taking up farming in Japan

by Hiroaki Ueda

Farming in Japan is no longer a man's business. Women are increasing their presence in Japanese agricultural communities traditionally dominated by men. Struggling with male-centered values, some women farmers have joined hands to find ways to survive and prosper after taking over their family agricultural ...