Korea

Sokors eye 100,000 has. of idle land

The South Koreans are looking for as much as 100,000 in idle agricultural land in the Philippines that can be planted to crops for domestic consumption and for export.

S. Korea set to secure more overseas farmland

South Korea will set aside 40 billion won (US$35.8 million) to help local companies secure overseas farmland this year, the government said. Ten billion won will be paid directly to foreign governments supporting such investments.