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Food & Agri Cmte: Future Competitiveness of Thailand, 12 noon

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Date & Time: 23-May-2017 12:00 Members Only  
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Topic: Future Competitiveness of Thailand, including policy, commodities, labor supplies, rural development and agricultural finance

Please join the Food & Agri-Business Committee in welcoming Dr. Nippon Poanpongsakorn, Thailand Development Research Institute.

Dr. Nippon will speak about the Future Competitiveness of Thai Agriculture.  He will address such key issues as the outlook for key commodities and shifts in production, the agricultural workforce and Thai labor union issues, rural development, domestic agriculture and trade policy issues, and other important areas of interest.  We are fortunate to have such a distinguished and knowledgeable speaker on these topics and hope you will join us for this session!

About the Speaker:

Dr. Nipon is a Distinguished Fellow at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI).  He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hawaii.  He has served as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics at Thammasat University and is the Acting Program Director, Sectoral Economic Program, TDRI.  He has also been a Research Fellow at the East West Center and is a consultant to the ADB, World Bank and FAO.  He has been a committee member and director of various national committees on Thai education and manpower planning.

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