Thailand is one of the great development success stories. Due to smart economic policies it has become an upper middle income economy and is making progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
Thailand became an upper-middle income economy in 2011. Over the last four decades, Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development, moving from a low-income country to an upper-income country in less than a generation.
The project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in Thailand.
Director for Regional Partnerships, Malaysia, and Thailand
Senior Country Economist for Thailand
Human Development Economist
Conflict in Southern Thailand has claimed over 6,000 lives since 2004.
A study shows a significant drop in the elderly using Thai health services, improving measures to facilitate travel can help access.
HIV has hit Thailand hard – especially among men who have sex with men (MSM), increasing free testing and treatment services can help.
Despite Thailand’s success in expanding education, research suggests that more needs to be done to maximize students' potential.
Communities in conflict-affected areas of southern Thailand help build peace through education in more than 2000 schools.