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Hundreds of thousands of farm workers left jobless because of drought: NESDB

THE DROUGHT crisis left almost 500,000 people jobless in the agricultural sector last year and many would require continual government support, said the Office of National Economic and Social Development Board.

NESDB secretary general Pormetee Vimolsiri revealed yesterday that the number of employed people in the sector last year fell to 12.27 million from 12.73 million the year before.

Read more: The Nation


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