BANGKOK — LEARNING from mistakes made in Germany, a German institution has now recommended that Thailand adopts a greener approach while fighting floods and drought.

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) made it clear at a recent dialogue forum that ecosystem-based water management projects in Germany are proving more effective than traditional solid irrigation infrastructure.

Read more: Germans push 'green' water projects for Thailand, not 'grey'



AYUTTHAYA: Nestled among hundreds of identical white and brown two-story homes crammed in this neighborhood for factory workers is a house with a trick - one not immediately apparent from its green-painted drywall and grey shade panels.

Read more: Thailand tests floating homes in region grappling with floods


“Adaptation and mitigation" is a phrase we are hearing more and more often following natural disasters linked with climate change. And it's true that humans rule the world today because we adapted better to natural conditions.

Read more: Thailand adapts well to disasters, but mitigation?


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