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

ABSTRACT More than half of farm households in Thailand are in the rice sector. Majority of them are smallholders, and they are struggling with higher costs and lower yield rate, as well as rising competition in the global market. These reflect the need to move up the rice value chain based on...
Country: Thailand Topic: Agribusiness
ABSTRACT This paper focuses on BAAC’s participation in the public private and farmer sectors and their assistance in farming and marketing for farmers’ produce through cooperatives society. It will also discuss the “Fair Care Share” idea that was recently implemented to...
ABSTRACT Thailand is, presently, ranked sixth in the world in terms of rice production and second in terms of rice export. The market share is about 20 %. Besides being a staple food for the Thai people, rice is also very important to the Thai economy. It shared about 15% of agricultural gross...
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...