Food, Agriculture and Rural Basic Plan Japan 2015

Name of policy Food, Agriculture and Rural Basic Plan
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Japan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Food security
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      Policy description "The new Basic Plan lowers Japan's food self-sufficiency target to a more attainable ratio and establishes a new indicator, “food self-sufficiency potential,” to evaluate latent food production capability. The new Basic Plan also establishes a new policy direction to increase feed rice production and to provide support to leading and professional farmers, with the aim of improving overall domestic farm efficiency."
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Non-energy2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Planned
      Date of decision 2015
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://unfccc.int/files/national_reports/biennial_reports_and_iar/submitted_biennial_reports/application/pdf/japan_br2.pdf, http://www.fas.usda.gov/data/japan-japans-basic-plan-food-agriculture-and-rural-areas
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment) Linked to policy instrument
      Status Final

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