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Direct payments for environmentally friendly agriculture, Organic Agriculture, Promotion of GAPPlastic resource circulation in the food industryPromotion of methanation of food wasteLivestock-related environmental issues and responses (PDF:1,451KB)BiomassFood Loss and Waste / Food Recycling SystemAdvanced food packaging that contributes to reduction of food loss and waste

higanbana.jpgAgriculture has played a central role in Japanese tradition and culture and provides many agri-environmental public goods, such as agricultural landscapes, biodiversity, and flood prevention. In 2009, it accounted for 13% of Japan’s total land area (OECD, 2013a), with farms operating across a diverse range of climates. Most agricultural land is located in the Asian monsoonal zone, which is favourable to rice production although annual precipitation varies greatly between regions and seasons. The increasing frequency of extreme events, however, has exacerbated the risk of floods and landslides in many areas (OECD, 2002; 2008; 2010a). Uetake, T. (2015), "Public goods and externalities: agrienvironmental policy measures in Japan", OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 81, OECD Publishing, Paris.[External link]
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Our Work
Basic Princple of Environmetal Policy(March, 2020)
・Over View(PDF : 273KB)
・Full Text(PDF : 223KB)

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Our Work
Overview of the Plan for Global Warming Countermeasures of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries(March, 2017) (PDF : 2,028KB)
Climate Change Adaptation Plan of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries(August, 2015) (PDF : 301KB)
BASIC CONCEPT TOWARD DECARBONIZED SOCIETY IN AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES(PDF : 1,082KB)

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International Workshop on Scaling up and out of climate-smart technologies and practices for sustainable agriculture (Novemver, 2019)
AGRICULTURE IS THE SOLUTION! for Climate Change (Symposium) (May, 2019)


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The Biodiversity Strategy of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Natural Capital -To achieve successful economic cooperation in Biological Diversity Conservation-

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Sustainability Consortium for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Foods(SCAFFF)



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Environment Policy Office,
Policy Planning Division
Tel:+81-3-6744-2473