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Irrigation as a factor in the economic development of Thailand

James R. Price

Irrigation as a factor in the economic development of Thailand

by James R. Price

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Published by Counterinsurgency Information Analysis Center, American University in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thailand.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Thailand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James R. Price.
      ContributionsAmerican University, Washington, D. C. Counterinsurgency Information Analysis Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1741.T5 P7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 l.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4539731M
      LC Control Number77006139

      The economy of Thailand is dependent on exports, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). Thailand itself is a newly industrialized country, with a GDP of trillion baht (US$ billion) in , the 8th largest economy of Asia, according to the World Bank. As of , Thailand has an average inflation of % and an account . This irrigation system will supply the husbandmans with a dependable beginning of H2O, enabling them to increase their harvest outputs through a 2nd growth season, and therefore leting them to lift above the degree of subsistence agriculture. Background. Agribusiness has long been a basic of Thailand ‘s economic system.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Systematic development of the irrigation system began with the First Economic Development Plan () and was continued in later plans. New assistance from the World Bank included financing of the important multipurpose Phumiphon (Bhumibol) Dam (completed in ) on the Mae Nam Ping and the Sirikit Dam (completed in ) on the Mae Nam Nan.

      development and management of irrigation is still governed by Canal Act which does not recognise the need for modern concepts such as effective participatory irrigation management, a user-oriented service delivery approach, and sustainable arrangements for cost recovery. for Thailand and research was initiated on the Bang Pakong and Mae Klong River Basins in Thailand. A goal of the project was to develop methods to link assessments of physical characteristics, water accounting, irrigation performance assessment, and socio-economic analysis in a manner that will.


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