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Date: 15/04/2015
Farm pollution in China is worsening, despite moves to reduce excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, said the agricultural ministry, urging farmers to switch to organic alternatives to tackle severe soil and water pollution ...
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Date: 12/11/2014

The 65 participants of this workshop drawn from the South East Asian National Human Rights Institutions Forum (SEANF) and from supportive civil society organisations, including from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Thailand met in Yangon, Myanmar between the 4th and 6th November 2014, to consider ways of ...
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Date: 09/10/2014
Joint Civil Society Statement for the 36th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry “Regional Civil Society Dialogue to Improve Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development Policies in South East Asia.” Food Security Working Group 18 September, ...
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Date: 28/08/2014
Some 38 families affected by a rubber plantation project in southern Xekong province have refused to move to a newly-developed community arranged for them, a senior government official told media last week. The 38 families claim that land in the area allocated to them is not fertile for cultivation ...
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Date: 28/08/2014
The authorities are concerned about the herbicide used at Chinese operated banana farms in Bokeo province, fearing that overuse of chemical substances will impact people’s health and the environment ...
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Date: 28/08/2014
The government has pledged to undertake an investigation to ensure a fair rubber price following claims from rubber growers that the price is lower than the market rate. Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Mr Bounmy Manivong made the pledge on Friday in a press conference held at the National Assembly (NA) responding to the issue raised by a rubber ...
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Date: 28/07/2014
The government has pledged to undertake an investigation to ensure a fair rubber price following claims from rubber growers that the price is lower than the market rate ...
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Date: 23/07/2014
Farmers taking pains to grow genuine organic crops will have their efforts rewarded with certificates in a bid to encourage ethical farming and provide them with a competitive advantage, according to a local agriculture NGO ...
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Date: 15/07/2014
The palm oil sector may be set for a take-off in southern Myanmar, but experts are divided on whether the controversial crop can be sustainable in the long term ...
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Date: 19/05/2014
The Korean Illim Co. Ltd will invest US$1 million in (about eight billion kip) growing pine trees in Xekong province to sell as carbon credits ...
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