Chiang Rai Province to Promote Alternative Energy in Farming
CHIANG RAI -The Deputy Governor of Chiang Rai , Prajon Prajsakul chaired a seminar on Saturday on the use of alternative energy in the agricultural sector to help lower costs, hosted by the Chiang Rai Farmers Council.
The Deputy Governor said the Province of Chiang Rai has been promoting the use of alternative energy to help achieve a sustainable reduction in farming costs.
Among some 150 participants in the seminar were the heads and members of provincial farmers councils from 20 provinces, representatives of related state agencies and the private sector, as well as community leaders and farmers, who are interested in alternative energy.
Topics relevant to alternative energy, including solar power, wind power and hydro power, and their use in the agricultural sector were discussed and ideas exchanged in the hope of helping farmers pursue a sustainable profession while minimizing any adverse impact on the environment.
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