Commerce Minister encourages organic rice farming

Date : 28 ธันวาคม 2557

BANGKOK, 28 December 2014 (NNT) – The Minister of Commerce has given a policy to encourage organic rice farming, and has established a committee to maintain the price of agricultural produce, said spokesperson.

According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce Duangkamol Jiambutr, the Minister of Commerce Gen Chatchai Sarikulya has appointed provincial commerce offices nationwide to conduct research studies and encourage rice farmers to farm good quality organic rice instead of focusing on the quantity of produce.

She said that The Ministry of Commerce has formed a committee with high-level executives to monitor the manufacturing and marketing trend for fruits, rice, tapioca, and oil palm to maintain their prices. –

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