THAILAND: Measures in place to lower rubber production costs

Permanent-Secretary for Agriculture and Cooperatives Chaowalit Chookajorn said according to the ORRAF and its plans to help save production cost for rubber planters, trainings will be held to give beneficial and useful information. They will also be forming specialized groups to help each other make the best use of the rubber produce and planting equipment.

A the same time, necessity products for manufacturing will also be provided to teach planters how to make their own organic fertilizer and to encourage them to run more than one business while waiting for their rubber to be ready for harvest.

Source: "National News Bureau of Thailand”, Bangkok; 27 June 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)