About us

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The Project is part of the bilateral cooperation program of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).

With the bilateral cooperation program, the BMEL supports partner countries in establishing a productive and resource-saving agriculture and food industry. The cooperation projects promote bilateral relations and mutual understanding on a technical, economic and political level.

You can download the official factsheet here (language: german)

Milestones

February 1970              

Framework Agreement on Technical Cooperation between the Thai Government and the German Government signed by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and Germany.

March 2019

Initial talks between the German Embassy and the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC), in which initial project ideas were exchanged.

November 2019

Working meetings involving BOFAA, DOAE, the BMEL, and GFA to achieve final agreement on

the project concept and the Implementation Agreement at the DOAE

January 2020

The Vice Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC), Mr. Narapat Kaewthong confirmed with Mr. Uwe Filer, Parliamentary State Secretary of BMEL during the 12th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Germany the preparation of a Collaboration Project

August 2020

Signing of Joint Declaration of Intend between the BMEL and the MOAC on Bilateral Agricultural Cooperation

 
 
Organizations
 
Project Initiators
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German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Ms. Svenja FUHRMANN
Executive Officer, Division 624, International Projects, Twinning

svenja.fuhrmann@bmel.bund.de

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GFA Consulting Group

Ms. Anna CULCA

Project Manager
anna.culca@gfa-group.de

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Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC)

Dr. Vanida KHUMNIRDPETCH
Director of Bureau of Foreign Agricultural Affairs (BOFAA)

Implementing Partner
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Department of Agriculture Extension

Ms. Jirapar JOMTHAISONG

Expert in Vegetable, Floriculture and Herb Promotion and Management
jiraparkung@gmail.com

Implementing Agency

The implementation of the German-Thai cooperation project for the promotion of sustainable development of cluster farms in Thailand the Federal Ministry had been awarded by the BMEL in agreement with MOAC by the General Agency GFA to the implementing Agency AFC Agriculture & Finance Consultants (lead) in consortium with DLG International GmbH.

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Agriculture and Finance Consultants GmbH (AFC) 

Mr. Johannes Geisen

Baunscheidtstr. 17,

D-53113 Bonn

Tel: 0228 923940 00

Fax: 0228 923940 98

E-Mail: johannes.geisen@afci.de

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DLG International GmbH (DLG)

Eschborner Landstraße 122

Ms. Katharina Staske

D-60489 Frankfurt/M.

Tel: 069-24 788-0

Fax: 069-24 788-112

E-Mail: k.staske@dlg.org

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THE
TEAM

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Kiatkamjon Intani

Coordinator DOAE

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Karsten Ziebell

Team Leader

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Johannes Buschmeier

Project-Director

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Long-Term Expert

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Johannes Geisen

Back-Stopper

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Orrapun Kherdphol

Project Assistant

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Katharina Staske

Back-Stopper