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Wanju Awarded Excellence Prize for Its Agricultural Projects
(WANJU = Newsis) Wanju in the North Jeolla Province (Jeonbuk) was awarded the prize of excellence in the field of the economic crops in the agricultural extension services assessment by the Jeollabuk-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services.

The district also received the prize money of KRW 5 million and the prize flag.

The assessment focused on the development of the agricultural infrastructure and the medium and- long term planning for the promotion of the strategic crops, and the customized consultation service to develop the R&D projects and provide the technical resolution to the farmers for their difficulties and requests.

Wanju was praised for its intensive promotion of the economic crops by its “one district, one specialization” project.

It also played a leadership role in stabilizing the all-year supply of the local agricultural products.

Wanju plans to use the prize money to improve the microorganism laboratories and local training facilities for agricultural trainees.

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Source: Newsis (Dec. 24, 2013)

** This article was translated from the Korean.