Agriculture Across the World
What is agriculture?
Purpose of the USDA
Food control and safety
Thailand's food industry is controlled by the Food Act B.E. 2522, which monitors the imports and exports throughout the country. It does this by monitoring ports containing meat, fruits, vegetables by permits or sanitary certificates.
Common Animals and Welfare
- Water buffalo
- free range chickens
Thailand has an Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, whose mission is to monitor plant modification and provide animal welfare.
- Department of Agriculture
- Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
- National Center of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
- Ministry of Science and Technology
Even though there are several agencies are in charge of biotech planting regulations, there have been problems with control over legal planting.
Today and throughout 2016 Thailand is currently preparing for climate change throughout the region. To prepare they are engineering genetically modified crops to take less water. This type of technology will require breeders, physiologists, plant pathologists, and entomologists.
- brown rice
-Tom Yam Coong
-Kuay Tiew (noodle soup)
-Gai Med Ma Moung (chicken cashew nuts)
-Geng Kheaw Wan Gai
-Tom Kha Gai
-Khao Man Gai ( chicken and rice)
(Not too strange)
Thailand's economy mostly consist of exports of the following ; textiles, footwear, fishery productions, rice, rubber, jewelry, automobiles, computers, and electrical appliances.
Advantages- GDP has increased by 5% every year since the "Asian Crisis".
- Poverty levels have dropped from 42.6% to 13.8%
- not every part of the region has had the rate change of household income