Agriculture and Food Cluster
news and events
The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA) project strengthens farmers' ability to produce the sustainable rice and enhance the sustainable rice value chain markets for small farmers. The period of project is from April 2018 to February 2022 and implemented under the cooperation between the Rice Department, OLAM International and GIZ.
Siriwan Nakmuk, Agriculture Extension Officer in Sawee district in the southern province of Chumphon, was surprised to find out that each agricultural household might have to spend up to 45,000 baht each month on fertilisers, seeds, seedlings and other family expenses. ...
Unstable palm oil prices on the global market and the increasing costs of oil palm plantations have affected local oil palm smallholders in southern Thailand. Rabiab Karnrew is one of many oil palm growers ....
Palm oil has an image problem. In the eyes of many people, it is a “villain” that has invaded and destroyed the forest and deprived small and large animals as well as indigenous populations of their homes. ...
Stories of Sustainability
farmers speak: Let's hear the voice of our farmers
Food and Agriculture Cluster
by Naylinya Chappanapong,
Senior Communication Officer,
GIZ Thailand’s Agriculture and Food Cluster