A Thai photographer documents the life of a farmer-turned-construction worker in a city as unpredictable weather devastates her crops and income.
Rising fertilizer costs decimate poor Mekong farmers’ livelihoods despite their vital role in feeding millions.
The plan is to issue green bonds by raising funds from investors–the proceeds allocated to farmers to grow trees for processed timber or sold in the carbon trading market.
Much of a smallholder farmer’s resources are already found in the farm. The key is knowing how to efficiently use and recycle them so that nothing is ever wasted
The ADB is featuring organic food as a new type of tourism in the GMS, while farmers themselves are suffering, as is the ecology many of these tourists want to experience.
“This policy will be a huge blow for the farmers, especially for rice farmers, because they have already suffered from deficits in selling rice,” leading economist said.