Community watershed management for sustainable intensification in Northeast Thailand uri icon

abstract

  • Agriculture is the main occupation in Thailand and it plays an important role inthe economic development of the country. Thailand is located in the tropicalmonsoon climate region where the amount of rainfall is high but shortage ofwater occurs even in rainy season. Only 20% of total agricultural area is underirrigation, with rest constituting rainfed area, which has relatively lower cropyields. High soil erosion and reduced soil productivity are some of the problemsin the rainfed area

publication date

  • 2012