In Vietnam the most widely adopted technique was crop rotation between rice and peanuts, increasing profits and reducing emissions.
This is a mega pro-growth project that should be continued no matter who enters government after the election.
Their voices to protect the health and livelihoods of their families adds power and energy to the coal opposition movement around Pattani Bay.
Thailand has signed agreements with Laos totaling 9,000 MW. Laos currently supplies over 4,000 MW. The Lao government expects to increase this to 7,000 MW by 2020 and 9,000 MW by 2030.
As much as 80 percent of water volume goes to hydropower plants, and only 20 percent goes to the lower courses, causing water shortages in Da Nang.
Negative effects would probably outweigh positive ones, with big challenges coming from difficulties in acquisition of residential and agricultural lands on such a large scale.
The villagers noted that bird species that used to attract local and foreign visitors have become scarce, such as the Oriental darter, Indian shag and many others.
In the long term Japan hopes to secure a solid presence in the Dawei SEZ area through assisting ports and industrial zone development.
New regional center to work to empower countries and local communities, raise awareness of soil resource care and stimulate action toward sustainable soil management.