Northeastern Thailand Suffers Acute Water Shortage, Off-Season Rice Crops Forbidden in the Chao Phraya River Basin”

Central-northeastern Thailand suffers severe water shortage as Lampao and Sirikit reservoirs are drying up. TEAM GROUP suggests the government to reserve water and provide water trucks. Meanwhile, the Chao Phraya River Basin was adversely affected by excessive water discharge from dams. To date, 67% of water supply has been used and farmers, due to likelihood of a dry spell, were told not to do second off-season rice farming.  Read “Northeastern Thailand Suffers Acute Water Shortage, Off-Season Rice Crops Forbidden in the Chao Phraya River Basin”, an exclusive interview with TEAM GROUP Managing Director Mr. Chawalit Chantararat, published in Prachachat Business, issue 28 Feb-3 Mar 2013.

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