This was the warning given by a former Minister of Public Health who knows all about food and medicine monopolies, as well as leading academics with expertise in the fields of intellectual property rights laws, plant breeding, and biology, when they... Read More »
If this draft bill is successfully passed by the Cabinet, this government will be the first government in Thailand to allow the unrestricted cultivation of GM crops.  The Bill(officially the “Draft Biosafety Law”) will have a highly detrimental... Read More »
Up until 1 October 2015, member states of the European Union (EU) are entitled to notify the European Commission that they ban GMO crops in their territories.  According to the new regulation , each member state is allowed to restrict or prohibit... Read More »
Based on statements issued by the interim government of Thailand and related agencies, people may be forgiven for mistakenly thinking that the “sustainable/organic agriculture policy” is very important to this government.  When we look into it,... Read More »

Topical Issues

If this draft bill is successfully passed by the Cabinet, this government will be the...
November 14,2015
Up until 1 October 2015, member states of the European Union (EU) are entitled to not...
October 12,2015
The news that Thailand’s draft Biosafety Bill has been withdrawn from deliberation in...
August 20,2015
Whoever can control and monopolise our seeds, can hold the food and agricultural syst...
November 27,2014
You may remember that back during General Surayuth Chulanont’s administration, seeds...
October 20,2014
This was the warning given by a former Minister of Public Health who knows all about...
April 11,2016
Based on statements issued by the interim government of Thailand and related agencies...
September 29,2015
1. Short-term proposals Prosecute the politicians and crony networks accused of co...
February 7,2014
If Thailand accepts the intellectual property law in the course of the negotiations f...
February 22,2015
picture from Food Security Assembly 2014
1. The Political and Economic Crisis This year, our annual conference was organised...
July 8,2014
For many weeks already, there’s been a vibrant discussion about the rice that we eat...
July 11,2013
By the food we eat, can we change the world (or not)? In my previous post, I talke...
March 11,2013
Just recently, an article was published in Prachatai Online newspaper entitled “Organ...
March 11,2013
Industrial development, promoted under the National Economic and Social Development P...
January 14,2013
June 22,2015
Bangkok, 20 February 2014, Chulabhorn Research Institute. The Pesticide Alert Network...
February 26,2014
Vegetables with a dangerously high level of pesticide have been sold in supermarkets...
July 12,2012
This was the warning given by a former Minister of Public Health who knows all about...
April 11,2016
If this draft bill is successfully passed by the Cabinet, this government will be the...
November 14,2015
Up until 1 October 2015, member states of the European Union (EU) are entitled to not...
October 12,2015