Agricultural research in northeastern Thailand

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Statementby Michael M. Calavan ... [et al.]
SeriesProject impact evaluation -- no. 34
ContributionsCalavan, Michael M, Development Studies Program (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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The mountains in northeastern Thailand cover an area of ab km2, which is about 15% of the region's land surface. Although agriculture is the most important economic activity in the mountains, there has been little previous research on it.

This study presents a general description of mountain agriculture in northeastern Thailand, which is Cited by: 8. The Agrarian Transformation in Northeastern Thailand: A Review of Recent Research Southeast Asian Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2, A ugust 7, pp. 2 11 - The mountains in northeastern Thailand cover an area of ab km(2), which is about 15% of the region's land surface.

Although agriculture is the most important economic activity in the. Isan (Isan/Thai: อีสาน, pronounced [ʔīː.sǎːn] (); also written as Isaan, Isarn, Issarn, Issan, Esan, or Esarn; from Pali īsāna or Sanskrit ईशान īśāna "northeast") consists of 20 provinces in the northeastern region of is Thailand's largest region, located on the Khorat Plateau, bordered by the Mekong River (along the border with Laos) to the north and Demonym(s): Khon Isan.

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Thailand’s population in was about 69 million people. Keywords: Thailand, agricultural research, R&D investment, returns to agricultural R&D. INTRODUCTION Agricultural research plays an important role in sustaining agricultural growth in many developing countries. Investing in agricultural research is essential in generating new technologies, improving machineries, crop varieties, animal breeds.

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Agriculture in Thailand is highly competitive, diversified and specialized and its exports are very successful internationally. Rice is the country's most important crop, with some 60 percent of Thailand's 13 million farmers growing it on fully half of Thailand's cultivated land.

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Thailand has the value of total exports 2, million baht in that is the value of agricultural and productsmillion baht (Table 4).

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Wild food plants are a critical component in the subsistence system of rice farmers in Northeast Thailand. One of the important characteristics of wild plant foods among farming households is that the main collection locations are increasingly from anthropogenic ecosystems such as agricultural areas rather than pristine ecosystems.

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