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  • Thailand: Forest populations need a voice

    Posted on September 26, 2014

    In Thailand, both the army and civilian governments define forests as “wilderness free of inhabitants”, neglecting that tropical forests have always been home to indigenous and peasant communities. Laws have marked local people as...

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  • Thailand – WRM information sheet on GE tree research

    Posted on August 18, 2008

    WRM information sheets on GE tree research First posted: 18 August 2008 Last update: August 2014 Forest tree species being manipulated: rubber tree (1) Aim of genetic manipulation allow callus growth recovery, with reduced browning and...

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  • Rights of rubber farmers in Thailand under free trade

    Posted on February 23, 2008

    By Ms Sayamol Kaiyoorawong and Ms Bandita Yangdee – Project for Ecological Awareness Building This article examines whether rubber farmers in Thailand are going to have a bright future, in terms of their economic, social,...

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