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October 14, 2017 | Last Modified: 2017

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As The King has known that hilltribes had an income from growing opium the same with they had grew peaches also Kasetsart University has done the research about temperate fruits therefore; His Majesty The King gave his private fund 1,500 baht for buying a piece of land at Doi Angkhang. After that The King had command to established The Royal Project Foundation in 1969 by under the directorship of H.S.H. Bhisatej Rajani as the chairman of Royal Project which mainly working on research about temperate fruits, flowers and vegetables to be the sample for the agriculturists to do for their living. Later H.M. naming it “Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang”.

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The Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang is one of Thailand most important center for highland crops growing therefore; in each year there are a lot of public, private agencies and farmers have visited Angkhang station. Thus; Angkhang station has established training center to publicize highland agriculture technology to train students also officers all through the year. Palong, Yunanese and Black Lahu are three tribes that the Royal Project Foundation and other government sectors, through The Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang, have developed and improved their occupations. Main important activities include the development of water resources, plantation planting, the promoting of growing proper temperate fruits, vegetables, cut-flowers, tea and strawberry and social awareness in conserving the natural environment and reforestation.

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Other development activities introduced are such as bamboo weaving training, dolls making from ebukae grass, co-operation establishment, conversation awareness program for community development activities ranging from environmental conservation, social conservation of typical garment, proper trash handling, and preparation for agro tourism in villages. At present other than cash crops grown, farmer also obtain extra cash of approximately 60,000 baht per household from growing temperate fruits, flowers and sales of handmade souvenirs to tourists.

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As The King has known that hilltribes had an income from growing opium the same with they had grew peaches also Kasetsart University has done the research about temperate fruits therefore; His Majesty The King gave his private fund 1,500 baht for buying a piece of land at Doi Angkhang. After that The King had command to established The Royal Project Foundation in 1969 by under the directorship of H.S.H. Bhisatej Rajani as the chairman of Royal Project which mainly working on research about temperate fruits, flowers and vegetables to be the sample for the agriculturists to do for their living. Later H.M. naming it “Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang”.

The Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang is one of Thailand most important center for highland crops growing therefore; in each year there are a lot of public, private agencies and farmers have visited Angkhang station. Thus; Angkhang station has established training center to publicize highland agriculture technology to train students also officers all through the year. Palong, Yunanese and Black Lahu are three tribes that the Royal Project Foundation and other government sectors, through The Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang, have developed and improved their occupations. Main important activities include the development of water resources, plantation planting, the promoting of growing proper temperate fruits, vegetables, cut-flowers, tea and strawberry and social awareness in conserving the natural environment and reforestation.

Other development activities introduced are such as bamboo weaving training, dolls making from ebukae grass, co-operation establishment, conversation awareness program for community development activities ranging from environmental conservation, social conservation of typical garment, proper trash handling, and preparation for agro tourism in villages. At present other than cash crops grown, farmer also obtain extra cash of approximately 60,000 baht per household from growing temperate fruits, flowers and sales of handmade souvenirs to tourists.

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