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Thailand: Agriculture Ministry to map out drought contingency plans

4 Sep 2015, NNT, Thailand - gov

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has assigned the Department of Agricultural Extension and the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) to map out contingency plans to cope with drought. In response to the recent prolonged dry season, the department will work out a contingency plan for farmers to use as guidelines in the event of drought...


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