Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00
Technology, community and passion – the secret sauce of the smart farmer
PRODUCING a sufficient food to meet the rise in global population that will reach 7.5 billion people in 2050 is going to be a huge challenge for the world as a whole. But Thailand, a major food supplier, is entering into an ageing society.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00
BAAC mulls Bt5 bn equity fund to hasten switch to ‘smart farming’
THE BANK for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) is considering setting up a Bt5 billion fund for equity investment in potential ventures undertaken by so-called smart farmers, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and agricultural cooperatives.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00
Decision to keep people in fields has stunted Thailand’s growth
Re: “‘Smart farmers’ face learning curve”, The Nation, yesterday.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00
‘Smart farmers’ face learning curve
Agriculture ministry’s plan to boost annual income to bt390,000 hit by inefficient practices.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 01:00
PM unveils new plan with focus on ‘smart farmers’
Under modernisation programme, farmers will have to adapt or lose government aid: prayut
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 01:00
Empowering farmers through mobile technology
WITH THE fast-growing trends in digital marketing, thanks to an expansion of Internet accessibility and seamless activity across technology devices, DTAC is striving to extend digital-based technology with a view to transforming small farmers into 'smart
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 01:00
Plan to create ‘smart farmers’
PM, ministers look at ways to help rural folk; want them to become entrepreneurs.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00
Five-way move for Smart ID card scheme to improve farmers' access to govt services
The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding with four other government agencies to set up a "One ID Card for Smart Farmers" scheme under the Smart Farmer/Smart Office policy, with registrations expected to start in M