Thailand (/ˈtaɪlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtaɪlənd/ TY-lənd; Thai: ประเทศไทย, rtgs: Prathet Thai, pronounced [pra.tʰêːt tʰaj] ), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, rtgs: Ratcha-anachak Thai [râːt.t͡ɕʰa.ʔaː.naː.t͡ɕàk tʰaj] ), formerly known as Siam (Thai: สยาม, rtgs: Sayam [sa.jǎːm]), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia. With a total area of approximately 513,000 km2 (198,000 sq mi), Thailand is the world's 51st-largest country. It is the 20th-most-populous country in the world, with around 66 million people. The capital and largest city is Bangkok. Thailand is a constitutional monarchy and was a parliamentary democracy until the coup in May 2014 by National Council for Peace and Order. Its capital and most populous city is Bangkok. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. The Thai economy is the world's 20th largest by nominal GDP and the 27th largest by GDP at PPP. It became a newly industrialised country and a major exporter in the 1990s. Manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism are leading sectors of the economy. It is considered a middle power in the region and around the world.



JIRCAS joined Thailand National Science and Technology Fair 2013

JIRCAS joined the Thailand National Science and Technology Fair 2013 in Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand, which was organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Royal Thai Government during 6 – 21 August 2013. JIRCAS has joined the fair every year since 2007.

Srinakharinwirot University (Thailand) delegation visits JIRCAS

A delegation from the Faculty of Economics, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand, including Dr. Suwimon Hengpatana (Assistant Dean), Dr. Hiroyuki Konuma (Visiting Professor), Dr. Nantarat Tangvitoontham (Assistant Professor) and graduate school students, visited JIRCAS on November 28, 2019.

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国立研究開発法人 国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS4

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国立研究開発法人 国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS3

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Nutrient requirementes beef cattle in Indochinese Peninsula

The Working Committee of Thai Feeding Standard for Ruminant (WTSR) Department of Livestock Development Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Thailand, Guideline

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