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Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - Thailand's Ministry of Commerce has cooperated with the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) to host "Agri-Tech Innovation Forum 2018" in support of agricultural research and innovation.

The event presented over 100 findings in the field of agriculture, such as innovations in low-sugar rice and vegetable-based rice seasoning. It also featured networking activities, business consultations and seminars on global agricultural trends and on how to commercialise research.

Deputy Director-General of the Department of Foreign Trade, Keerati Rushchano, announced that the Ministry of Commerce and TRF signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint committee.

The committee will develop a central database for agricultural research. The database will also serve as a platform to connect businesses, investors and academics to enable analysis of market trends and demands. - NNT/VNA