- ‘Nou’ means Farm or Agriculture
- ‘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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