Date: November 23, 2015
Taiwan’s agriculture industry is getting a boost thanks to the Council of
Agriculture’s move to include the sector in the government’s Productivity 4.0 initiative, the Cabinet revealed Nov. 21.
“The COA project will integrate smart production management practices into the local agriculture industry. This will help enhance the sector’s output and production efficiency while boosting consumer confidence in the safety of products grown in Taiwan,” Premier Mao Chi-kuo said.
“Given the premium quality of local produce and the country’s established product traceability system, the nation’s foodstuffs will become highly sought-after export items,” he added.
The premier made the remarks while attending an event highlighting the research and development achievements of the Taichung City-based Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute over the last 120 years.. [FULL STORY]