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Warning to Thai government: Stop meddling with the Plant Protection laws

Apr 11, 2016

This was the warning given by a former Minister of Public Health who knows all about food and medicine monopolies, as well as leading academics with expertise in the fields of intellectual property rights laws, plant breeding, and biology, when they learned of the Department of Agriculture’s prop

Goverment support for organic farmers-simply hot air

Sep 29, 2015

Based on statements issued by the interim government of Thailand and related agencies, people may be forgiven for mistakenly thinking that the “sustainable/organic agriculture policy” is very important to this government.  When we look into it, however, we find that the professed support for and

Recommendations to resolve problems with Thailand’s rice pledging scheme

Feb 07, 2014

Amend the policy of commodity price support towards sustainable support for peasant farmers Convert the rice pledging / income guarantee schemes into schemes which would support change towards sustainable agriculture, help farmers in the event of natural disasters, and increase the welfare system to provide for health and education expenses of farmers dependents.

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