Thai agriculture needs a shake-up

Startups have succeeded in disrupting so many business sectors in Thailand. Why not in agriculture yet?Thailand’s outdated and unproductive agriculture definitely needs a shake-up. Despite the natural abundance, farmers remain poor amid rising investment costs and low prices. Droughts and floods from climate change have also increased their production risks, making farmers’ lives much more […]

Thai farming lags behind its Asean peers

The farming sector is showing signs of weakness as competitors in the region, such as Vietnam, are starting to do better in many products, warn researchers at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). Market openings under a farm agreement of the Asean Economic Community have impacted farm products in Thailand,partly due to market access and […]