The Prime Minister is satisfied with the early results of the Bio-Circular-Green Economy Model (BCG) rice project, which he says satisfies the demands of modern customers.
A government spokesperson, Anucha Burapachaisri, stated that Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha has monitored the development of the BCG rice project. The campaign’s goals include environmental protection, cost-effectiveness in rice production, and improved water management and agricultural practices.
The initial test run of the campaign has been well received, the official stated. There were 2,674 participating farmers and 10,830 rai of rice fields used for the trial. Official reports show that the initiative succeeded in increasing rice yields by 27.07% while decreasing expenses by an average of 38.20%. More than 10 projects from ten provinces are participating in this round of the campaign, building on the success of the prior round.
According to the spokeswoman, the Prime Minister congratulated everyone involved in the campaign’s development and voiced his pleasure with its results. The prime minister emphasized that the victory will boost the value of Thai rice and provide more financial security for farmers. He also expressed his desire for it to serve as an example of how to adapt the BCG idea to other agricultural goods, bolster agriculture in the face of global competition, and advance the Thai economy in accordance with the sufficiency economy ideology.