Taiwan ready to help others invigorate rural economies

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/14
By: Yang Shu-min and Romulo Huang

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan is willing to share its experiences in revitalizing rural

Photo courtesy of the Council of Agriculture

Photo courtesy of the Council of Agriculture

economies with other countries, said Council of Agriculture (COA) chief Chen Bao-ji on Monday.

Speaking to representatives of a mission in Taiwan for five days to study rural revitalization, Chen said Taiwan has run a program to bring new vitality to rural economies since 2010 that hopes to attract 4,000 rural villages to the program within 10 years.

He said 2,000 rural villages are already participating in the project, which is aimed at encouraging Taiwan’s youth to engage in agriculture through a series of incentives.     [FULL  STORY]

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