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Organic rice farming in Ubon Ratchathani is a mean to improve food and income security for local farmers in vulnerable agro-ecological areas thanks to traditional and new research/innovative techniques in agricultural adaptation, mitigation and collective risk management. During the project, 329 farmers attended training of practicing organic farming; 117 farmers applied for organic standard of Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand and 66 members have been certified. Organic learning centres, green market, Organic Agriculture Cooperative… were created.
Sector: Rice farming
Benefiting zone: Thailand
Total cost (€): 450 000
Duration: March 2013 – February 2017
Implementing Organisation: Ubon Ratchathani University