Tuesday 11 June 2013 by Voices from the Field
“About 90 out of 137 hectares of our rice fields were affected in the floods. Snails and other pests came and ate our crops as well,” said Ms Pot, deputy village chief of Tong Hap village in Bolikhamxay Province, Laos.
In the floods that hit Bolikhamxay Province after Typhoon Haima and Tropical Storm Nock-Ten in July 2011, rice paddies in Ms Pot’s village were destroyed and livestock killed. Bolikhamxay Province was the worst affected with 63,000 hectares of farmland, including over 20,000 hectares of rice-paddy land, destroyed.
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Wednesday 1 December 2010 by David Bloomer
On the final day of the Mekong Youth Forum, a theatrical presentation, designed and performed by the youth delegates, quickly captured the attention of all present.
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