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  • Tom 3:00 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , , FAO, , food security, , , integrated farming, Lanna, Nan, Nan Thailand, , organic agriculture, , rice terracing, , , , , Thai herb, , , World Food Day   

    World Food Day event to be held in Nan Province this year 

    Thai Foods: Flickr.com

    Thai Foods

    The Thai government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are in cooperation to hold the World Food Day event in Nan province to increase awareness on food sufficiency and to alleviate hunger among Nan residents.

    Each year the World Food Day event is scheduled to take place at different provinces throughout the country, to promote the collaboration with the community, said Deputy Permanent Secretary for Agriculture and Cooperatives Dr Sakchai Sriboonsue. The event will be held at Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL) under the theme “Achieving food security in time of crisis”. (More …)

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  • Tom 9:02 pm on September 4, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , antiquities, , , artefacts, Ban Lai Ing, centuries, , , , , Lanna, Lanna cultural heritage, , Phayao, , Wiang, Wiang Phayao Museum   

    Keeping Phayao’s past alive 

    PHAYAO

    The Wiang Phayao Museum is a treasure trove of objects d’art, putting together hundreds of rare items to vividly represent the history, local wisdom and culture of this northern province.

    Nestled in the heart of Ban Lai Ing in tambon Wiang of Muang district, the shady compound of the five-century old Lee Temple is an excellent reminder of Phayao province’s rich history, with its diverse collection of antiquities housed inside the Wiang Phayao Museum. The sacred sanctuary of archaeological treasures originates from Phra Khru Anurak Buranan, a highly-revered abbot of the temple who is known for an avid consciousness and appreciation of the Lanna cultural heritage. (More …)

     
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