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Source: US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service

Japan’s 2020 Basic Plan for Food, Agriculture, and Rural Areas emphasizes the need to strengthen agricultural resources and production capabilities and to support farming entities. The 2020 Basic Plan sets an export target of five trillion yen ($48 billion) for 2030 and sets targets to increase domestic production of all products except for rice. The Basic Plan also calls for the public and private sectors to collaborate on a new movement that fosters increased understanding of the importance of supporting agriculture and rural areas for the next generation.