14 March 2018, Bangkok, Thailand – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (“MOAC”) is organizing the National Farmers Forum at SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2018 (“SIMA ASEAN”), from 6 to 8 June 2018, at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand. The three-day National Farmers Forum is a comprehensive knowledge-sharing platform for Thailand’s agriculture industry and is expected to be attended by more than 3,000 farmers, head of cooperatives, dealers and distributors.

“With the strong support of MOAC’s National Farmers Forum and other activities onsite, SIMA ASEAN is cemented as the all-in-one agri-business trade platform in Southeast Asia,” said Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd.

National Farmers Forum

Expected to attract at least 1,000 farmers, head of cooperatives, dealers and distributors a day, the National Farmers Forum features key speakers including Dr. Wiwat Salyakamthorn, Deputy Minister, MOAC. Highlights of the forum include “Khok Nhong Nha” – King Rama IX Farm Management Project which applies lessons learnt from King Rama IX, to land and water usage for farms and the innovations in Thailand’s agriculture scene.

MOAC exhibition showcase

SIMA ASEAN presents an exhibition showcase featuring all 11 departments under MOAC, giving visitors a comprehensive overview of the entire agriculture landscape in Thailand. These departments include:

  • Department Of Agriculture
  • Department of Agriculture Extension
  • Rice Department
  • Royal Irrigation Department
  • Department of Livestock Development
  • Land Development Department
  • Agricultural Land Reform Office
  • Department of Fisheries
  • Department of Cooperatives Promotion
  • The Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture
  • The Agricultural Research Development Agency (Public Organization)

Farm exhibition showcase

This feature led by MOAC, showcases the ideal farm model with farming machines and technologies focusing on the main economic crops of Thailand – rice sugarcane and corn. Visitors at this showcase will learn the best agricultural practices, as well as the application of techniques, technology and machinery.

SIMA ASEAN Thailand takes place on 6 – 8 June at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.

For more information, please visit www.sima-asean.com


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