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Royal water project to reinvigorate farming

Pid Thong Lang Phra, a foundation dedicated to promoting the sufficiency economy vision of King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, has launched water-development schemes to address the scourge of mass unemployment caused by the coronavirus pandemic.Karan Supakitvilekakarn, director-general of the Royal Initiative Discovery Institute under Pid ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Nan project tackling poverty under royal initiative a success

The Pid Thong Lang Phra Institution for Activities Promotion and Development, an initiative under King Rama IX’s patronage to assist the poor in Nan, has become a model of success after a decade in operation, the institute’s adviser said.The project, which started in 2009 in ...

The Nation Reporter

Seeds of Sufficiency now flourishing

Though it’s been three years since the passing of the country’s revered monarch, Pid Thong Lang Phra Foundation, a royally sponsored initiative applying the sufficiency economy philosophy, is still keen to uphold King Rama IX’s legacy of caring for rural communities.Its chairman MR Disnadda Diskul ...

Chatrudee Theparat

Sufficiency economy ‘can sustain health security’

A former public health minister has recommended the sufficiency economy philosophy and friend therapy as the means to sustain the country’s health security.“We need these solutions to deal with various challenges,” Mongkol na Songkhla, a former public health minister, said recently. Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Senior economist calls for integration of sufficiency economy principle

A veteran economist, Sawai Boonma, has called on the country to apply the principles of a sufficiency economy, as introduced by the late monarch, to their everyday activities. The economist-turned-writer said the sufficiency economy philosophy is an effective mechanism to sustain economic growth and citizens’ ...

Thammarat Thadaphrom

Uttaradit implements late King's Sufficiency Economy for grassroots villagers

Uttaradit province is promoting the implementation of Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for grassroots villagers in bid to upgrade the quality of their OTOP goods. Uttaradit Provincial Community Development official Songpong Wichaikatka said the northern province has been implementing the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy of the late King Bhumibol ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

Strategy for sufficiency economy to come into force in July

THAILAND’S draft national strategy for stability, sustainability and wealth under the sufficiency economy philosophy is expected to come into force July with an annual assessment, according to National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB). The announcement came after national strategy committee meeting.Keep reading ...

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