Director of QI’s regional office in Thailand, JR Mayer, presented Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, with proceeds gained from the sale of the FAO Agricola – H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej coin programme, in a ceremony held on June 18, 2009. Since 1995, the programme has been jointly produced by JR Mayer Collections, a subsidiary of the QI Group and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, to recognise His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej for his contribution towards the welfare of the people of Thailand. A part of the proceeds from the sale of the coins is given towards charity through His Majesty’s foundation.

JR Mayer Collections is part of the QI Group of Companies, and has established a strong relationship with the FAO over the years, working together to raise funds that support various projects aimed at relieving hunger and poverty across the world.