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A key agricultural country in Southeast Asia with a continuing 3 % annual growth rate

  • 40 % of dedicated lands throughout the territory.
  • A strong and positive agro-food balance.

 

A diversified agriculture among which

  • Rice
  • Sugar: Sugar cane - 4th producer worldwilde
  • Corn
  • Cassava / Manioc: 4th producer
  • Palm nuts: 4th producer
  • Fruits & vegetables: pineapples (1st producer), mangos (3rd), bananas

 

Some of the main livestock productions

  • Poultry
  • Beef
  • Dairy cattle
  • Aquaculture and fish
 
Sources: FAO, Overseas Development Institute, World Bank.
 

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Strong needs in farm inputs and mechanization

  • A continuing agriculture modernization to increase productivity and fit the market expectations.
  • A national will of making Thailand become the “kitchen of the world” through the development of its agriculture and food industry, supported by government initiatives in favour of investments and productivity.

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