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Mr. Hok Kimthourn, Deputy Director of Department of Planning and Statistics at MAFF shares his comments on a judicious mix of public and private approaches in agricultural insurance and the role of governments in supporting agricultural insurance programmes. (Photo Credit: GIZ Thailand)

Cambodia speeds up national crop insurance

Writer: Metta Kongphan-apirak, Project Coordinator, Remote Sensing-based Information and Insurance for Crops in Emerging Economies (RIICE) Crop insurance has been put forward as an important tool to protect small-scale farmers from losing their money. “This

Dr. Alexander Jäger, Team Leader - Agricultural and Climate Risk Insurance at the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), shares experience on crop insurance and good practices from other regions. (Photo credit: GIZ Thailand)

Agricultural insurance as key tool for driving sustainable farming

Writer: Metta Kongphan-apirak, Project Coordinator, Remote Sensing-based Information and Insurance for Crops in Emerging Economies (RIICE) In order to address challenges in driving sustainability in agriculture, better understanding and knowledge on crop insurance scheme are

A farmer from Samrong district of Ubon Ratchathani province takes her daughter to the community hall, so they can receive the bonus together. (Photo credit: GIZ Thailand)

Extra cash in pockets of many Thai rice farmers

Writer: Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Junior Communication Officer, GIZ Thailand’s Agriculture and Food Cluster UBON RATCHATHANI, Thailand – Ever since local farmers developed a better understanding of the international standard for sustainable rice cultivation and managed to

A farmer transplants rice seedling in rice field farmland in Ubon Ratchathani. (Photo credit: GIZ Thailand)

Being a farmer is not just a career choice

Writer: Montree Promaluksan, Field Manager, Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA) – Thailand For decades, the farm sector has been a driving engine behind Thailand’s economic growth. Every government has come up with many policies to

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