Agriculture: Ready to meet the challenges of Asean integration? (Business Mirror (Philippines)) | Lao Tribune

Agriculture: Ready to meet the challenges of Asean integration? (Business Mirror (Philippines))

Farming is a traditional sector that continues to be the most vital focus for Asean members, most of whose populations continue to rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. Despite the rise of new industries in a region becoming more urbanized, most people continue to live in rural areas. In 2013 the agricultural sector contributed 14.3 percent…