Ubon Ratchathani locals are wondering why they are being prosecuted for farming on land passed on to them by their parents.
The government’s push to reclaim forest land from encroachers in Ubon Ratchathani’s Khong Chiam district has threatened members of two communities who now face arrest and eviction from their land. To make things worse, construction of Chinese dams in the upper Mekong River in the past decade has severely impacted fish stocks and local livelihoods that depend on fishing.
The Isaan Record23/09/2019
When the canteen lunches in several schools across the country were found to be contaminated with pesticide residue, organic farmers in Kalasin province took action.