Rice is the staple food of East and Central Asia, the islands of the western Pacific and much of Latin America.
These eastern nations are today the main rice-producing countries; places such as China, India, Japan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Burma.
Ariculture was the main source of livelihood in Thailand hence most of the people worked on farms.
De to the availability of vast amount of land for cultivation and government imposing policy of land and clearing, potection of peasant rights in the agriculture sector rose.
Rice is much more than a grain; it has fueled economies, been subject to science, and traveled the globe due to world trade.