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Yingluck’s rice policy helps fight local corruption, farmers say

By Fri, Oct 07, 2011 10:56AM UTC 0 Comment

Article courtesy of The Isaan Record KHON KAEN – As the Pheu Thai government launches its rice mortgage scheme today in 31 provinces, experts fear that the new policy will offer little benefit to small-scale farmers and instead invite increased graft and corruption among millers and national politicians. Many of Thailand’s rural rice farmers, on...