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Commerce Ministry sets up meeting to discuss cassava price guarantee


The Commerce Ministry will hold a meeting on October 27 in Udon Thani with three parties to discuss the cassava price guarantee project.

“The parties are cassava farmers, entrepreneurs and government agencies,” Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanavisit. 
The minister will also be presiding over a meeting to consult on the guidelines of income guarantee for cassava farmers and to listen to the opinions of cassava farmers in Udon Thani as well as government and private agencies. 
This income guarantee used to be part of the Democrat Party’s key policies to help boost farmers’ revenue as part of grassroots economy stimulus. The policy focuses on cash crops namely rice, rubber, palm, cassava and maize.

Published : October 25, 2019

By : THE NATION

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