Thailand has recorded strong growth in recent decades, but this has come at a high environmental cost. The forests are being depleted, soil fertility is being lost, and biodiversity is threatened. High pollution emissions, inadequate waste treatment and water pollution affect the quality of life and result in economic costs. Unsustainable production and consumption patterns from the industrial sector is a source of many of these environmental issues. Thailand joined PAGE in 2019 and is now a Continuing Country.
PAGE activities in Thailand plan to contribute towards the achievement of SDGs 4 (Quality Education), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), 13 (Climate Action) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).
PAGE Thailand officially launched the implementation phase of the PAGE Work plan relating to green economic transformation.
Working group meeting held, led by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) and attended by key agencies
Green Economy Stocktaking Study under development
Inception phase initiated, with analysis of COVID-19 economic impacts
Government focal point for PAGE appointed within Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC)
Thailand’s application to PAGE Support for Green and Inclusive Economic Recovery approved
Thailand joined PAGE
“20-Year National Strategy 2018-2037” developed