October 2023 APSA Seed Insights Thidakoon Saenudom, Director of PVP office, DOA Thailand: Part1

Part 1 

In this episode of APSA Seed Insights, we feature the first of a two-part interview with Ms. Thidakoon Saenudom, Director of the Plant Variety Protection Office, Department of Agriculture, Thailand. In a face-to-face sitdown with our host Kunaporn Phuntunil (APSA Technical Coordination Manager), Ms Thidakoon reveals some interesting facts about the past, present and future of Thailand’s PVP and new varieties landscape, including registration trends, genetic resources access and her view on the UPOV system and its perception in the kingdom.

Stay tuned for the follow up, part two in a near-future episode.