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National Agro-Economic Zoning for Major Crops in Thailand (NAEZ)

Year published: 14/08/2017

The Agro-Ecological Zones (AEZ) approach, developed by FAO with the collaboration of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), aims to: strengthen food and energy security in Thailand; assist with the formulation and implementation of the strategy; and provide guidelines for planning optimal utilization of natural resources and crop production. This report contains information on:

  • the results of zoning (AEZ methodology and tools) in optimizing land use;
  • the role of FAO assistance (workshops, consultations, technical expertise,
    training and capacity building, coordination of activities).