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Agriculture under the Royal Patronage of Thai Kings

Under the reign of King Bhumipol, the present monarch, all parts of the entire world were globalizing, exerting profound influences on one another in political and socio-economic circles. His majesty has been pursuing innumerable missions painstakingly to ensure that the Thai poulation achieve a better livelihood, and more importantly that they leave a happy life. 
 
His majesty has been travelling continuously to remote areas up and down the country with a result that his majesty has thoroughly learned of the plights and conditions of his subjects through close conversations, leading to over 4,000 royally initiated projects. 
 
In particular, a total of more than 500 royal projects in the agricultural sector have resulted across the country, and has cultimated in the founding of centres for the development studies of his majesty the kings initiated projects, which serves as the central point in agricultural studies, inquiries, experiments, and research in its own right. The Khao Hinson Centre for the Development Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects serves as a model centre for the state-of-the-art collection, improvement, and revival of natural resources, and agricultural development. The Khung Kraben Harbour Centre for the Development Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects serves primarily as a model centre for the inquiries and research into, as well as the studies, experiments, and demonstration of the develpment and conservation of coastal environtments. The Pikulthong Centre for the Development Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects was found for the studies of, research into, and develop the conditions of the bog soils for agricultural applications and the development of cottage industry. The Phu Phan Centre for the Development Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects was found for the development of agricultural occupations suitable for regional conditions. The Huay Hongkrai for the Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects serves primarily as a model centre for the studies and experiment of, and research into the development of water sources and forests suitable for the conditions of the northern region. The Huay Sai Center for the Development Studies of His Majesty the Kings Initiated Projects functions primarily as a model centre for the studies of forest development.
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