A group connected to the Wetland Association of Rasi Salai plans to set up an organic agriculture network and a new green market in Sisaket’s provincial capital.
Living the life of a farmer in rural Isaan, Martin Wheeler became the poster child for organic agriculture and the sufficiency economy model. But much of the attention, Wheeler says, was misdirected. His farm which once grew rice and vegetables is now filled with sugarcane and grown with chemical fertilizer.
The Isaan Record19/08/2018
In 2012, thousands of locals in Amnat Charoen proudly participated in a walk to promote alternative agriculture, but five years later, many organic rice farmers are switching to sugarcane.
The Isaan Record17/11/2017
Farmers in the Northeast are divided over a proposed ban of two widely used pesticides
The Isaan Record14/09/2017
Rice farmers in the Northeast are struggling to cope as the recent floods destroyed one million rai of rice paddies.