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26 May 2015
Organisation: Agricutural Research Development Agency (ARDA), Thailand
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia

Introduction to the Agricultural Research Development Agency, Thailand

Ms. Kunvara CHOTIPHANSOPHON, Deputy Director, Agricultural Research Development (Public Organization) – ARDA, Responded to the following questions during this presentation:

1. What are the principal, most pressing interrelated agriculture and environment problems and food security challenges in Thailand? What is the Thai government doing (and which Ministries/Departments) to address these interconnected concerns?

2. What government priorities, budgets, innovations and best practices now exist to support post-secondary education, training, extension and research for sustainable agriculture to address overlapping agro-environmental problems, food security, hunger and poverty?

3. Can cross-sectoral/inter-departmental and government-university cooperation on education, training and research be improved to better address interrelated agriculture-environment problems and food security challenges? If so how?

4. What new resources, policies, plans, reforms or innovations (local, institutional, national and regional) are needed (or committed) for HESA in post-secondary institutions, programs and governments to better strengthen teaching, learning, research and extension services?

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Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) and Food Security in Thailand

SIANI Expert Group hosts an event to discuss:

20 March 2015
Bangkok, Thailand