A Thai vegetable grower was presented on Wednesday with the FAO’s World Food Day Model Farmer Award for his success as an organic entrepreneur and businessman.
Jarun Jaroensab receives the World Food Day Asia-Pacific Model Farmer award from Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand. (FAO photo)
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who presided over the annual event, presented the FAO’s Asia-Pacific award to Jarun Jaroensab along with three other farmers from Bhutan, the Philippines and Tonga. The awards were for their outstanding achievements in agriculture and food production.
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