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Market-oriented crop diversification and regional development in northeast Thailand

by Peter Traub

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Published by Verlag Breitenbach in Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale, [Fla.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural development -- Thailand, Northeastern.,
  • Agricultural diversification -- Thailand, Northeastern.,
  • Land use, rural -- Thailand, Northeastern.,
  • Community development -- Thailand

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Traub.
    SeriesSozialwissenschaftliche Studien zu internationalen Problemen -- Bd. 141
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN700.55.Z9 C68 1989
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18262546M
    ISBN 103881564527

    Regional Document No. 2, FAO/ Netherlands conference on Agriculture and the Environment. Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 15 - 19 April. (Unpublished mimeo).Discussion Dr. Mutert asked whether Thailand's program of crop diversification was likely to lead to . Northeast Thailand Somchai Tongpoonpol, Arun Pongkanchana, Pranee Seehaban, Suhas P Wani and TJ Rego Introduction Agriculture is the main occupation in Thailand and it plays an important role in the economic development of the country. Thailand is located in the tropical monsoon climate region where the amount of rainfall is high but shortage of.

    R&D A CTIVITIES TA B L E: D E V E L O P M E N T A L L O C AT I O N F O R A G R I C U LT U R E 1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 5 (R M MILLION) Programme/Subsector New Land Development Regional Development 7MP Expenditure 8MP Allocation In-situ Land Development. As established by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC ), climate change is affecting Southeast Asia through increasing average temperatures, sea level rise and changes in precipitation, although trends differ strongly across the ies in Southeast Asia are especially vulnerable to the downside effects of global climate change because of (i) their long coastlines.

      Rural Northeast Thailand has been undergoing rapid change in recent years, a process that can be referred to as an “agrarian transformation.” This was presumably because crop diversification reduces the risk of crop failure and cash crops provide locally earned income, Regional Development Dialogue 14(1): – Pattanee. Crop diversification refers to the competition among the growing crops in a region. The keener the competition, the higher the magnitude of crop diversification, and the lesser the competition, the greater will be the trend towards crop specialization or monoculture farming, where emphasis is on one or .


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Market-oriented crop diversification and regional development in northeast Thailand by Peter Traub Download PDF EPUB FB2

Market-oriented crop diversification and regional development in northeast Thailand. Saarbrücken ; Fort Lauderdale: Breitenbach, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Traub.

CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN THE PHILIPPINES 95 by Rene Rafael C. Espino and Cenon S. Atienza CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN SRI LANKA by S.S.B.D.G.

Jayawardane and L. Weerasena CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN THAILAND by Chavalvut Chainuvati and Withaya Athipanan CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN VIET NAM by Nguyen Van Luat. However, crop diversification programmes need a lot of investment. The major policies are: to have available credit systems, manage land reform and infrastructure development, and disseminate agricultural technologies and marketing information to farmers.

REFERENCES. Athipanan, Withaya. Farm Diversification in Thailand. The Government of Thailand has implemented a crop diversification program since the adoption of the 8th National Economic and Social Development Plan, – If the achievement of the program in the study area is considered, it is dismally not impressive as still 70% of the farmlands are under rice by: Research highlights Little success in the promotion of the crop diversification program.

Farmers with small landholdings adopted crop-diversification more than the farmers with large landholdings. Cropping diversification provided more economic benefits than the monocropping.

Cropping diversification accelerated the use of inorganic fertilizers and by: Thailand’s development strategy has been strongly market-oriented and open to trade and investment flows with the rest of the world.

Since the late s, its growth performance has been outstanding. Poverty incidence has declined dramatically, but economic inequality has increased. Economic progress has been reflected in very significant improvement in non-economic indicators of well-being.

The crop diversification is also taking place due to governmental policies, thrust on some crops, market reforms, infrastructure development, government subsidies, certain other price related support mechanisms, higher profitability and stability in production also induces crop diversification.

In northeast Thailand, 85% of the farmers are smallholders who are unable to meet their basic needs from agricultural production only. These tiny farms survive thanks to non-farm income, which faces increased difficulties as other economic sectors ran out of steam during the recent economic crisis of the late s.

In this context, farmers have to rely more on their agricultural production. in Thailand – the Central Plains near Bangkok and Khon Kaen in the northeast of the country. JEL classification: O13, O18, Q18 Key Words: crop diversification, intensification and regional inequality *Paper presented at the Second Annual Swedish School of Advanced Asia and Pacific Studies (SSAAP), October, in Lund, Sweden.

Despite being a low-income, agriculture-based country with a subsistence orientation, Laos is in the early stages of a major economic transformation whereby rural households have been experiencing rapid change in their farming and livelihood systems.

Some households have begun to engage in semi-commercial farming while others have adopted labour-oriented or migration-oriented. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development. Downloadable. Thailand has experienced steady economic growth and structural changes in the economy in the last four decades that enabled her to gain a position among the newly industrialized nations.

The structural changes associated with economic growth reflect the changing role of agriculture in the economy. The share of agriculture in GDP declined from 44% in early s to 10% in recent. Timmer, P. () " Agricultural Diversification in Asia: Lessons from the s and Issues for the s " in Trends in Agricultural Diversification: Regional Perspectives edited by Bargouti.

CROP DIVERSIFICATION -AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS D.P. Malik and I.J. Singh CCS Haryana Agricultural University. Hisar India ABSTRACT Crop diversification is a necessity for agricultural based economy like Haryana since growing of staple food such as cereals alone cannot support the process of economic development and growth.

Summary poverty reduction and social strategies provide a summary of the poverty and social analysis and strategies for a project. This document dated June is. Lorenzo Pellegrini, Luca Tasciotti, Crop diversification, dietary diversity and agricultural income: empirical evidence from eight developing countries, Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement, /, 35, 2, (), ().

Similarly, the crop diversification scheme had been implemented in Punjab inbut with little success. Data shows that the area under maize actually declined between and The process of commercialisation-diversification in the highlands of upper northern Thailand and the accompanying dismissal of self-subsistence are documented based on the findings from seven case studies carried out in different agricultural and social situations during the past decade.

The characteristics of the key driving forces powering this agrarian transition such as rapid economic. Peter Traub has written: 'Market-oriented crop diversification and regional development in northeast Thailand' -- subject(s): Agricultural diversification, Land use, rural, Rural development.

Crop diversification Culture of agroecologically different crop taxons useful to provide for a balanced economy, daily diet, crop rotation, and conservation of the soil environment.

In an agroecological area, organic evolution, usually forced and fostered by the farming and social community, provides the basis of crop diversification (CD). The Development of Competitive Commercial Agriculture in Northeast Thailand, a Review Book January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

In this case, we created a crop diversification index 1 measuring the extent of crop diversification for each smallholder farmer which we then use to create the binary variable CD equals 1 if the crop diversification score is greater than 0 (implying some diversification by smallholder farmer) and 0 otherwise.

The vector Z i contains a set of variables thought to influence crop diversification.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.

Thailand is a major exporter in the world rice market. Rice exports in amounted to percent of GDP.