The Royal Rainmaking Application FONLUANG

Details of the organization
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
The Royal Rainmaking Application FONLUANG
‘APP FONUANG’ is an application designed for government authority, farmer and general public users whether whose duties and interests are in cloud seeding (atmospheric modification) or general updating on weather conditions and rainfall area throughout the country. In essence, the application helps farmer in planning their cultivation and harvest by accessing to information provided e.g. rainfall, royal rainmaking areas, and rainmaking period of operations. Farmer is also able to request for the operation in their own area. For government authority, it is a crucial tool for monitoring the situation nationwide and data collected will be strategically analyzed for solving water shortage in consumption and agricultural.
National implementation: Thailand
Completed from 01/07/2013 to 01/07/2014
1. Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department 2. Royal Irrigation Department 3.Office of the Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives 4. Thai Meteorological Department 5. Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute

WSIS information
      * E-agriculture
  • Goal 1: Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Programme
  • Application on Smart Devices system (all plate forms).