Stories

woman in blue standing nest to a green rice field
“The weather is different now to when I was a girl. The rain comes at different times, it’s more irregular. Sometimes it’s so heavy that after two hours you can see how the river level has gone up. This year the river flooded three times. I lost a third of my hectare of rice because snails came...
Laoluang Tai community members and their GALS Plan
"We had to throw fertilizer on the plants with our bare hands. But it had no smell so I thought it was OK. But after only two hours we started noting the effects. The powder affected our arms and legs. I started to feel dizzy. We knew it wasn’t right.” Ms. Sengkam, employee of the banana plantation...

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