Orachos Napasintuwong

Orachos Napasintuwong

Orachos Napasintuwong received her Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics from University of Florida in 2004. She is currently Associate Professor at Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kasetsart University, Thailand. Her teaching and research areas are economics of agricultural biotechnology, economics of agricultural innovation, and production economics.

Her expertise includes rice economy in Thailand and Southeast Asia, seed industry analysis and agricultural technology policy.

She serves as an editor for Applied Economics Journal and Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development and a board member of Agricultural Economic Society of Thailand under Royal Patronage and Executive Committee Member Asia Pacific Agricultural Policy Forum.

Latest Submission of the Author

ABSTRACT Colored rice is considered a specialty rice and the market is still very small compared to normal white rice. The price of colored rice is generally set much higher than normal rice as the supply is limited while the demand for it is growing as consumers become more aware of its health...
Country: Thailand Topic: Agriculture
ABSTRACT Agricultural biotechnology has played a significant role in productivity improvement and has potentials in coping with rising food demand and more intense impacts from climate change. Several countries in Asia have embraced modern agricultural biotechnology such as genetic engineering,...
Rice Breeding and R&D Policies in Thailand[1] ABSTRACT Rice is unquestionably an important stable and economic crop in Asia. Rice from Thailand is well-recognized as a high quality agricultural product in the world market, and the quality is significantly influenced by traits of the rice...
Country: Thailand Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT Hom Mali rice or Jasmine rice from Thailand has been reputable for its strong aroma and soft texture, and perceived as high quality in the world market. With increasing demand for high quality products from rice consuming countries, the competition for Hom Mali rice has been escalating...