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In a battle of natural resource grabbing, what should the state authorities do in the case of the Japanese patent over kratom?

Sep 15, 2016

Concerning the registration of patents for Kratom, Thai officials have a number of duties and responsibilities that they must carry out to enforce the law.

The movement to oppose Big Business’ draft GMO Bill has begun again. Will this be the last time?

Nov 14, 2015

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 impact on Thailand’s food sovereignty and food secu

Impacts of the Thai-EU Free Trade Agreement on plant varieties, biodiversity and food security

Feb 22, 2015

If Thailand accepts the intellectual property law in the course of the negotiations for the Free Trade Agreement of EU-Thai, Thailand would have to amend its 1999 Plant Varieties Protection Act to make Thai law consistent with the 1991 UPOV Convention.  This will have several impacts on farmers,

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