Thailand and IRRI
IRRI and Thailand started collaboration in 1960, the year IRRI was established. His Royal Highness Prince Chakrabandhu became a founding member of the IRRI Board of Trustees. Six years later, the IRRI Thailand office was set up.
IRRI and Thailand have been working together to improve rice production and enhance capacities of Thai rice researchers. Initial collaboration in plant breeding, led by the first IRRI scientist assigned to Thailand, B.R. Jackson, was also the turning point for rice improvement in the country
- Publisher: International Rice Research Institute
- Language: English
- Pages: 2 pages