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South Korea: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeonbuk Province, and Rural Development Administration join hands to expand low-carbon agricultural product certification

South Korea
Regulation & Compliances
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Published Feb 23, 2024

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in South Korea has partnered with Jeonbuk Province and the Korea Agricultural Technology Promotion Agency to expand the certification of low-carbon agricultural products. These certifications are awarded to eco-friendly products that follow good agricultural practices and emit fewer greenhouse gases. The Ministry will support the entire certification process, including carbon emissions calculations and certification reviews. This agreement is set to benefit around 600 farms seeking low-carbon certification.
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs signed a business agreement with Jeonbuk Province and the Korea Agricultural Technology Promotion Agency at the Jeonbuk Special Self-Governing Province Office on the 22nd to expand certification of low-carbon agricultural products. Low-carbon agricultural product certification is a certification given by the government to eco-friendly, good agricultural practice (GAP) agricultural products that emit less greenhouse gases than average during the production process using low-carbon agricultural technology. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs supports the entire process of obtaining low-carbon agricultural product certification, including consulting on carbon emissions calculation report writing and certification review and deliberation. As interest in low-carbon agriculture has recently increased, applications for participating farmers were closed in just one hour in the first half of last year. Jeonbuk is one of ...
Source: Nongmin
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