Entreprenurship: Supporting, buying local OTOP products

One Tambon One Product (OTOP) entrepreneurship program is very popular among lower income and Thais in the rural areas. In the Thai language, “tambon” is the local district-level government entity. The grassroot-based program aimed to support the locally made products of each tambon. The OTOP program encourages village communities to improve the local products’ quality and […]

One Tambon One Product, a grassroot program

Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Thailand, is on a whirlwind tour of the Saraburi and Ayutthaya provinces. She makes a visit to inspect the One Tambon One Product (OTOP) entrepreneurship program. More news on CNN iReport.