Bangkok, Mars Petcare signed an agreement with 6 corn and rice trading partners to produce animal feed. Driving the agricultural rehabilitation project (Regenerative Agriculture) transformed with Climate Smart Agriculture according to the parent company’s sustainability goals towards Net Zero in 2093.
Mr. Piyarat Amornchat, Director of Purchasing Asia Region: Mars Petcare (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said that the company is a pet food production base for the Asia-Pacific region. Has given importance to environmentally friendly production. Therefore, we signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 6 partner companies to carry out the activity “Climate Actions For A Better Tomorrow” with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout the production chain. Through the Agricultural Restoration Project Starting with a project to grow pilot corn and rice in Nakhon Ratchasima and Lopburi provinces.
The signing drives forward the company’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieving net zero emissions by 2050. This project can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. and plays an important role in increasing the fertility and restoring the soil along with increasing production efficiency.
“The company aims to produce pet food within a sustainable framework. Reduce the impact on climate change by implementing a regenerative agriculture project. Aiming at improving the health and fertility of the soil To store carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions Improve the quality of the watershed and increase biological diversity This project will strengthen cooperation with farmers. To limit greenhouse gas emissions and move towards Climate Smart Agriculture by working with suppliers and farmers. Promote better farming methods and supporting science and technology to increase the potential of sustainable corn and rice production processes,” Mr. Piyarat said.
Mr. Charin Thongsuk, Deputy Governor of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, said that he is pleased to sign the memorandum of understanding of cooperation among all 7 agencies on behalf of Nakhon Ratchasima Province. He is pleased that the private sector is interested in regenerative agriculture. and work together to drive forward the issue of reducing the impact of climate change. which is an important agenda for every sector As for the government sector, we are ready to fully support it. To move forward towards the goal of reducing greenhouse gases from the agricultural sector. Because it is the main occupation of the people in Nakhon Ratchasima Province.
For the 6 partners that have signed, consisting of Thong Panich Shop, S. Viriya Intertrade Co., Ltd., Pooludom Co., Ltd., Wachalai Co., Ltd. (Sangtawan), Kornkaew Phutphon Co., Ltd. and International Rice Co., Ltd. and products Co., Ltd.
Source: Thai News Agency