The petition of 700 organisations forming a network to push for a ban on the use of hazardous agricultural chemicals in Thailand was received yesterday by Mr Krisada Boonraj, the Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives, on behalf of the Thai Prime... Read More »
We are calling for the government and the Hazardous Substances Control Bureau to immediately and unconditionally ban paraquat and chlorpyrifos and restrict the use of glyphosate. The Advisory Committee of the Hazardous Substances Control Bureau is... Read More »
What has been happening on Thailand’s road to banning and regulating three dangerous chemical pesticides? Since 2016, Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-PAN) has been campaigning with researchers in the fields of public health and the... Read More »
We are excited to share that we are in the process of moving to a new office location this month. The move to our new centre known as “Growing Diversity Park” or GD Park for short, will give us more space not only for our ongoing work but for new... Read More »
The “Little Chef” team from BioThai Foundation’s Food for Change project, along with the Thai-PAN team, joined the 10th National Health Assembly on 20-23rd December 2017. Attending the event enabled sharing information about the chemical residues... Read More »

Topical Issues

If this draft bill is successfully passed by the Cabinet, this government will be the...
November 14,2015
Up until 1 October 2015, member states of the European Union (EU) are entitled to not...
October 12,2015
The news that Thailand’s draft Biosafety Bill has been withdrawn from deliberation in...
August 20,2015
Whoever can control and monopolise our seeds, can hold the food and agricultural syst...
November 27,2014
You may remember that back during General Surayuth Chulanont’s administration, seeds...
October 20,2014
The Department of Agriculture (DOA) appears to be using this mourning period to quiet...
October 9,2017
This was the warning given by a former Minister of Public Health who knows all about...
April 11,2016
Based on statements issued by the interim government of Thailand and related agencies...
September 29,2015
1. Short-term proposals Prosecute the politicians and crony networks accused of co...
February 7,2014
If Thailand accepts the intellectual property law in the course of the negotiations f...
February 22,2015
picture from Food Security Assembly 2014
1. The Political and Economic Crisis This year, our annual conference was organised...
July 8,2014
For many weeks already, there’s been a vibrant discussion about the rice that we eat...
July 11,2013
By the food we eat, can we change the world (or not)? In my previous post, I talke...
March 11,2013
Just recently, an article was published in Prachatai Online newspaper entitled “Organ...
March 11,2013
Industrial development, promoted under the National Economic and Social Development P...
January 14,2013
The petition of 700 organisations forming a network to push for a ban on the use of h...
June 7,2018
  We are calling for the government and the Hazardous Substances Control Bureau to im...
May 23,2018
We are calling for the government and the Hazardous Substances Control Bureau to imme...
May 23,2018
The Network in Support of Banning Dangerous Chemicals, composed of 369 organizations,...
May 23,2018
What has been happening on Thailand’s road to banning and regulating three dangerous...
April 5,2018
grass frog; photo credit: https://pxhere.com/th/photo/1384679
The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at Chulalongkorn University has i...
March 15,2018
Thai PAN has published the results of their second round of testing on chemical pesti...
October 7,2016
Growing Diversity Shop&Cafe
Our FoodforChange project is celebrating the opening of its own shop on Monday, May 7...
May 1,2018
What has been happening on Thailand’s road to banning and regulating three dangerous...
April 5,2018
We are excited to share that we are in the process of moving to a new office location...
February 14,2018