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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

Fishing communities near Laem Chabang Deep Sea Port already face environmental challenges, and now fear port expansion. Photo Credit: Nantiya Tangwisutijit

By Nathaporn Thaotagoo

Banglamung, Chonburi, 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

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

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

The story in Vietnamese: Làm du lịch thì còn, bán đất the hết

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