Insights into the impact of COVID-19 on Thailand’s households
In April 2020, the Thai government passed a 1 trillion baht borrowing decree to address health needs, provide relief, and economic recovery. An estimated 44 million Thais have benefitted from this social assistance and social insurance programs during the pandemic.
Thailand’s land reform proposal to fight poverty
A land reform proposal submitted by the Anand Panyarachun committee with little political fanfare stands to test government, academics and civil society to look back on long-forgotten problems, one of which is the poverty associated with being landless