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South Korea: The forestry direct payment system will be implemented in October next year

Published Oct 9, 2021

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Foresters who produce forest products such as chestnuts and pine nuts or are engaged in the forestry industry are expected to receive forestry direct payments from next year. At a plenary meeting on the 5th, the National Assembly's Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock, Food, and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Committee voted on the "enactment of the Act on the Operation of Direct Payment System for Promotion of Forestry and Forestry Public Functions" with the aim of introducing the forestry direct payment system. As the enactment passes through the relevant standing committee, the plenary session is likely to be handled during the regular session of the National Assembly. According to the enactment bill decided as an alternative to the Agricultural and Seawater Commission, the forestry direct payment to be introduced on October 1 next year consists of a ‘forest product production industry direct payment’ and a ‘reforestation industry direct payment’.

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Foresters who produce forest products such as chestnuts and pine nuts or are engaged in the forestry industry are expected to receive forestry direct payments from next year. At a plenary meeting on the 5th, the National Assembly's Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock, Food, and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Committee voted on the "enactment of the Act on the Operation of Direct Payment System for Promotion of Forestry and Forestry Public Functions" with the aim of introducing the forestry direct payment system. As the enactment passes through the relevant standing committee, the plenary session is likely to be handled during the regular session of the National Assembly. According to the enactment bill decided as an alternative to the Agricultural and Seawater Commission, the forestry direct payment to be introduced on October 1 next year consists of a ‘forest product production industry direct payment’ and a ‘reforestation industry direct payment’. The forest product ...
Source: Nongmin
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