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.


Hydroponic indoor farming presents a promising approach for mitigating global carbon emissions and addressing net-zero emissions. Existing techniques rely on plant traits, pH, and electrical conductivity (EC) values to manage nutrient solutions. However, these parameters do not offer a comprehensive understanding of nutrient ratios, considering the diverse nutrients present in the solutions. This limitation poses a challenge for precise fertilization. To overcome this challenge, we have develope
October 31-November 1, 2023 | Online
In Taiwan, pelagic fishery is facing growing challenges due to multiple impacts such as resource scarcity, aging workforce, labor shortage, rising management costs, and increasingly stringent international catch management measures. It is an urgent issue for the industry to establish energy-saving and labor-saving automated fishery technology through cross-sector integration.
The domestic-export sales ratio of Taiwanese Oncidium is 7 to 3 or even 6 to 4, and 90% of the overall export sales volume goes to Japan, which shows an over-reliance on the demand of Japanese market.
Comparing with framers' hard work of weeding thoroughly for grain crops after sowing, fruit farmers often suffer the all over sourness and pain caused by the occurrence of occupational injuries after long-time and repetitive fruit picking work during the harvest season.
The Council of Agriculture's Tea Research and Extension Station traversed mountains across Taiwan to visit the small, scattered tea farms that are the primary producers of Taiwan’s tea,