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doTERRA Partners with World Bank in Kenya to Expand Access to Funding for Small-Scale Farmers

doTERRA Partners with World Bank in Kenya to Expand Access to Funding for Small-Scale Farmers

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah and NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — doTERRA and its supply chain partners have connected with World Bank to improve access to funding for smallholder farmers in Kenya. The project is part of a broader plan called the Kenya Marine Fisheries and Socio-Economic Development Project (KEMFSED) that will support fisheries value [...]

Coronavirus Threatens Livelihood of Flower Farmers

Coronavirus Threatens Livelihood of Flower Farmers

BUSAN, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The coronavirus outbreak is hurting floriculturists as an increasing number of schools are cancelling graduation and enrollment ceremonies. Nonghyeop Busan Flowering Plant Joint Market reported that a single package of roses cost between 4,000 and 6,000 won (US$3.37-5.05). Farmers complain that selling their product at these prices doesn’t even [...]

Gunsan Introduces Drones to Prevent Heat Illnesses Among Farmers

Gunsan Introduces Drones to Prevent Heat Illnesses Among Farmers

GUNSAN, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Gunsan in North Jeolla Province revealed on Tuesday that it is using drones to patrol farmland to detect any cases of heat-related illness. Drones are being deployed in the summer to locate farmers who are exposed to dangers of heat-related illnesses. If there are seniors working [...]

Most of Elderly Farmers Won’t Return Their Driver’s License: Survey

Most of Elderly Farmers Won’t Return Their Driver’s License: Survey

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A program requiring drivers aged 65 or older to voluntarily return their licenses is in place in Seoul and some other local governments. However, in rural areas, where public transportation infrastructure is poor and the elderly population is a more significant demographic, there are voices of concern. According to [...]