Japan, South Korea and China inked Food Security Pact
| Monday, Apr 16 2012 12:22PM IST
Seoul: The countries China, South Korea and Japan have agreed to inked an accord and worked together to ensure food security and to boost their trade in agricultural products.â€œThe three neighbouring northeast Asian countries signed an agreement Sunday at a trilateral meeting, attended by their agriculture ministers, on South Korea's Jeju island, â€ media reported. â€œThey will also work to tighten cooperation food security at provincial and global level, They also agreed to share information on foot-and-mouth disease and bird flu, and to further discuss the feasibility of setting up a joint office to tackle possible outbreaks of the two highly contagious animal diseases, â€ said a joint statement signed by the three ministers. Several joints include :The three countries will also conduct joint studies of agricultural projects and increase exchanges of experts in the agricultural field.They also plan to enhance trade of food and agricultural products, and make efforts to promote sustainable development in agriculture and fishery.The ministers will meet again in Japan next year.