Thailand Aims To Become Organic Farming Leader In ASEAN

BANGKOK — Thailand has set a goal to promote organic agriculture under its five-year plan by extending organic farming in the country to cover one million rai (400,000 acres) of areas in the next five years, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

Agriculture Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikulya said that the 2017-2021 national organic agriculture development strategies were approved by the Cabinet.

Under the strategies, the ministry will support researches and disseminate knowledge and innovation on organic farming as well as develop organic products and service and raise the standard of certification processes.