Organic vegetable production promotes sustainable livelihoods for Thai hill tribes
Pedcharada Yusuk, Siriporn Thipan and Bunpracha Thongchot
More than ten ethnic hill tribes in the northern Thai mountains have transformed their subsistence agriculture to organic farming through an ongoing developmentoriented research programme. The organic farming has not only enhanced household food security and decent employment in the area, but has also improved an upstream watershed, with long-term benefits for the mountain ecosystem and downstream communities.
[Read more in the book page 113.]