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Connecting Farmers to Sustainable Rice Supply Chain and Beyond

Writer:Apiradee Treerutkuarkul Photos: Rinda Keawkhonkaen, GIZ Thailand’s Agriculture and Food Cluster More than 20 years have passed since Udorn Khamwongsa switched from working as an electrician in northern Thailand to becoming a full-time farmer in her hometown of Ubon Ratchathani’s Warin Chamrap district. (From left to right) Udorn Khamwongsa and Montree Promaluksan, Field Manager of …

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What Coffee Smallholders Farmers Must Know!

Writer: Apiradee Treerutkuarkul , Agriculture and Food Cluster, GIZ Thailand Through the Improving Smallholder Coffee Farming Systems in Southeast Asia ( Coffee+) project, GIZ, the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives’ Department of Agricultural Extension and the Department of Agriculture have worked together to design the curriculum and knowledge toolkit with the aim of increasing entrepreneurship …

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MOAC-GIZ supports Thai farmers to implement land laser levelling to increase yields, save water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Writer: Srijakpat Chalermchai, Intern, Agriculture and Food Cluster A climate–friendly agricultural technology will help transform the Thai rice sector towards sustainable and low-carbon rice farming practice Ayutthaya Province, 17 March 2021 – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Thai Rice NAMA project in cooperation with the Rice Department organised ‘Laser Land Leveling …

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“i-PALM”, a mobile application set to boost sustainable palm oil standard

Writer: Thitinai Pongpiriyakit, GIZ Thailand’s Agriculuture and Food Cluster A tailor-made data management mobile application called “i-PALM” is ready to help Thai oil palm smallholders boost their productivity and enhance good farming practices. i-PALM web-based platform Developed by the Sustainable and Climate-Friendly Palm Oil Production and Procurement (SCPOPP) in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture …

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Visiting “Love the Earth” Rice Field, A path to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in rice cultivation

Writer: Sakditat Kwanchaitunya, GIZ Thailand’s Agriculuture and Food Cluster In the early morning, it was quite busier than usual at the rice field of Thavorn Khampang, Suphan Buri province. Officers from the Thai Rice Science Institute (TRSI) were all over the rice field performing greenhouse gas measurement by using manually-operated closed chambers. What makes the …

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Collective action needed to increase the market for sustainable palm oil in Thailand

Writer: Agriculture and Food Cluster Team Engaging oil palm smallholders in the supply chain could be key to transforming the palm oil industry From left to right: Dr. Bernd Christiansen, Counselor for Agriculture and Food, The Embassy of Germany, Mr. Prakarn Verakul, Advisor of the National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards, Dr. Kanokwan …

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Experts re-convene to finalise the best practices in rice production

Writer: Sarida Khananusit, Sustainable Rice Platform Advisor The National Working Group of the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) National Chapter Thailand has finalised the vision “To become the premier forum for driving sustainability in rice” for the SRP National Chapter: The National Working Group of the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) National Chapter recently convened to discuss …

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GIZ joins with public and private partners to expand export market for sustainable Thai Hom Mali Rice

Writer: Apiradee Treerutkuarkul, GIZ Thailand’s Agriculuture and Food Cluster MoU signed to support Thai farmers in three northeastern provinces to grow high-quality, global standard-verified Hom Mali Rice farming Ubon Ratchathani, 15 October 2020 – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Market-oriented Smallholders Value Chain Project Thailand (MSVC TH) in cooperation with the …

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