Current situation and challenges of agriculture in Taiwan

The agriculture industry is continuously facingthe pressure of climate change, aging rural population, labor shortage, and growing demand for food.

Mapping out the Future of Smart Agriculture

Better working environment for agricultural workers. More efficient agricultural production models. A new agricultural era of efficiency, safety and low risk.


In the Smart Agriculture (SA) program, a common information platform (CIP) which uses the Open Application Programming Interface (Open API) to connect with a range of existing application databases has been established. According to the policy of the food safety, all primary and secondary schools need to use traceable agricultural and aquaculture products tagged with the information of the “3 Labels and One QR Code (3L1Q).” The Campus Food Ingredients Registration Platform of the Ministry of Edu
Delicious multi-mushroom cuisine, common on the table, is not only an important source for people to get rich protein, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber and other nutrients, but also the world's indispensable ingredients for cooking. In Taiwan, mushroom estimation of the annual production of 140,000 tons and the overall output value has exceeded NT$13 billion, accounting for 18% of the total vegetable output value. However, mushroom cultivation is quite hard and labor-intensive, in recent yea
Taiwan is known as the Kingdom of Orchid, and it is richer in the global competitiveness of deep-sea fisheries. The average output of dairy cows in dairy farming is not far from that of large dairy farming countries. Under the leadership of the Smart Agriculture Project of the Agriculture Committee of the Executive Yuan, the combination of more intelligent equipment applications in the future will improve the agricultural environment and benefits of the agriculture, fishery and livestock industr
Agriculture, passed down from generation to generation, has nurtured countless lives on the land and allowed the continuation of human civilization. Through the introduction of technology, agriculture has gradually entered automated operation and intelligent management from the manpower-based operation mode in the past. Through the participation of the tea industry's longevity tea factory and the poultry industry, Li Rui livestock production in intelligent agriculture, through technology and dat
Rice is the major crop in Taiwan with extensive plantation and its production is closely related to the economy and people's livelihood. In recent years, however, agriculture has suffered more damages by climate changes and extreme weather and is associated with higher risks in the process of crop cultivation and production which makes an impact on the food supply stability. In addition to the climatic and environmental factors, problems also exist in terms of the aging and emigration of rural p
Agriculture has gradually transformed from traditional manpower to automated operation and intelligent data management. With the assistance of technology and data, production capacity has been increased, thereby reducing working hours to achieve maximum benefits.