Special Reports

Will collecting seeds for replanting be made a crime ?

Oct 09, 2017

The Department of Agriculture (DOA) appears to be using the period of mourning to quietly amend Thailand’s Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Act 1999 to align with the UPOV Convention of 1991.

BioThai link with academic networks to bring evidence against the Japanese application for a worldwide patent over Kratom that includes Thailand

Sep 06, 2016

On 6th September BioThai, together with Chulalongkorn University’sDrug System Monitoring and Development Centre, DMDC*, issued a statement on the patent application by Japanese researchers over a plant known in Thailand as Kratom**.

FTA Watch’s TPP Proposals to the Commerce Minister

May 31, 2016

On May 31, 2016, FTA Watch with five civil society organizations, monitoring the impact of free trade agreements’ negotiations, met with the Minister of Commerce, Mrs.

Warning to Thai government: Stop meddling with the Plant Protection laws

Apr 11, 2016

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 learned of the Department of Agriculture’s prop

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