Orachos Napasintuwong

Orachos Napasintuwong

Orachos Napasintuwong received her Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics from University of Florida in 2004. She is currently Assistant 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.

Join FFTC-AP since 2018

Latest Submission from Thailand

UPLAND AGRICULTURE IN THAILAND Uplands in Thailand, like in many other ASEAN countries, are considered highly important and vulnerable in both ecological and social aspects. Their functions as source of headwaters and controlling water cycle and water balance have profound and far-reaching effects...
ABSTRACT Thailand recently has launched a program called “large-scale farming model” aiming to improve production efficiency and competitiveness by reducing production costs, increasing yields, and aligning production with market demand. The program, however, has experienced several...
Country: Thailand Topic: Production policy
ABSTRACT The demographic changes in Thai agricultural sector have raised concerns over the lower participation of young agri-entrepreneurs and the sustainability of the sector. Oppositely, the digital economy has, however, widened the opportunities for younger generations in various ways. This...
Country: Thailand Topic: Agribusiness
INTRODUCTION Thailand is an agricultural country with a total area of about 51.31 million hectares. More than 23.88 million hectares are used for agricultural production, which is equivalent to 46.54% of the country’s total agriculture land (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,...
Country: Thailand Topic: Agribusiness
ABSTRACT The promotion of healthier dietary patterns has currently become an important concern for Thai public health. This article is a review of the current transition in dietary patterns and nutrition status in Thailand together with food consumption trends of Thai consumers. It is found that...