Going Organic: Agrarian Change and Challenges for Government-Supported Organic Rice Promotion in Thailand
STS Lunch Seminar with Ian Baird, Professor, Geography
Thursday, December 2, 2021
There is increasing interest in organic lowland rice cultivation in Thailand. Farmers are becoming more wary about the human health and environmental impacts of using herbicides and pesticides. In addition, rice consumers are increasingly demanding rice cultivated without the use of chemicals. There is also more interest in accessing international and local organic rice markets....