A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP
A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP
Thailand

Can Thailand save its rice bowl, or will China, India and Vietnam eat it for lunch?

  • Jasmine rice, once the star of Thailand’s grain exports, is facing the heat from cheaper varieties in the region
  • As the country cooks up a plan to regain world dominance, observers say more incentives and support for farmers are needed

Topic |   Thailand
A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP
A farmer harvests rice in a field in Thailand. Photo: AFP
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