“Nouka” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Farmer

noukaI wrote ‘Nouka’. It means Farmer in English.

  1. ‘Nou’ means Farm or Agriculture
  2. ‘Ka’ means House, One’s home, Family or Household

‘Nouka’ is used for personal farmer or farm family. The food self-sufficiency rate of Japan is low. We eat a lot of importation food from abroad without rice.

The population of  farmers is about 3% of the population of Japan and farmers are aging. Japan agriculture is under the protection of the government. So, Japan Agricultural Cooperative oppose  participation in TPP.

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