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Woman’s sustainable farming struggles against industrial encroachment

Women’s vision for agriculture development is so far falling flat with those implementing Thailand’s flagship EEC development project

Women of Sanam Chai Khet Organic Farming Group cultivating new paths for sustainable development Photo Credit:

By Nathaporn Thaotagoo

Chachoengsao, March 20, 2018

Mekong Eye/Thairath TV

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This report is a collaboration between The Mekong Eye and Thairath TV


See also Mekong Eye’s further collaboration with Thairath TV featuring the women of the EEC

Women’s sustainable coastal management struggle against EEC port expansion – Women’s efforts to restore and sustain fisheries and communities near Thailand’s Laem Chabang deep sea port are in an uphill battle to survive

And collaboration with the Bangkok Post

How women pay the costs of development – Women are main economic drivers of their communities, but have little say in development policies shaping their lives as the EEC encroaches


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