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Date : November 12 - 13, 2015

Report on Japan: Niigata Press Tour

post date : 2016.03.14

 This press tour to Niigata City was sponsored by Niigata City and planned and operated by the FPCJ.

 The tour covered farmers’ initiatives for large-scale operations and diversification, and efforts by local companies to promote rice and sake in overseas markets. Eleven journalists participated, from the following seven countries and regions: the USA, France, Switzerland, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Vietnam.

- More details on the tour available here

- Reports on the tour available here

- Click here for a log of real-time updates from during the tour


Below are some of the articles and programs produced by the journalists based on this press tour. 


USA TodayUSANewspaper

[Article 1]  November 19, 2015

Japanese sake rides an export boom to USA


[Article 2]   November 25, 2015

Japan struggles to save shrinking, aging agriculture industry


Neue Zürcher ZeitungSwitzerlandNewspaper

[Article]  January  6, 2016

Japanische Bauern im Versuchslaslabor


Farmers WeeklyNew ZealandNewspaper

[Article] January 5, 2016

Sixth industry gives growers more


The Central News AgencyTaiwanNews Agency

[Article] November 18, 2015

日本型農與企業合作 賣飯糰有顏面



[Article]  November 18, 2015

日本青農 超商飯糰「露臉」


Korea Joongang Daily (Korea/Newspaper) 

[Article]  March 7, 2016

삼각김밥전용농장, 드론 택배 특구…아베 ‘규제 프리’ 실험


Vietnam TelevisionVietnamTV

[Video 1]  November 18, 2015

Nhật Bản: đặc khu nông nghiệp Niigata


[Video 2]   November 23, 2015

Nhật Bản: Công viên nông nghiệp Agri

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[Video 3]  December 5, 2015

Nhật Bản: viên gỗ nén trong sản xuất nông nghiệp 


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