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Kachin Herbal Medicine Initiative: Creating Opportunities for Conservation and Income Generation Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 00:00

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Pan Kachin Development Society (PKDS) describes an initiative in Kachin State to gather medicinal herbs and produce medicine, set up a clinic, demarcate an herbal medicine forest, and document local knowledge of herbal medicine. PKDS finds that community participation in and ownership over project activities has resulted in sustainable extraction of forest resources, increased awareness among the community about the benefits of conservation, cultural revival, income generation and poverty alleviation. ျမန္မာဘာသာ.
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Drowned Out: The Tasang Dam and its Impacts on Local Shan Communities and the Environment Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 00:00

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Shan Sapawa Environmental Organization illustrates the traditional livelihoods and forest and water management systems in communities in southern Shan State and how they have been destroyed by militarization and state-sponsored development. The case study draws attention to the negative social and environmental impacts likely to occur as the construction of Tasang dam on the Salween River proceeds. ျမန္မာဘာသာ.
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Environmental Protection, Indigenous Knowledge and Livelihood in Karen State: A Focus on Community Conserved Areas Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 00:00

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In Karen State, villagers are undertaking a range of projects aimed at environmental protection. According to the Karen Environmental Social Action Network (KESAN), these projects utilize traditional knowledge and methods, and enable the communities to maintain their livelihoods and preserve their culture while serving local development goals. The case study makes recommendations for how international conservation organisations and local, community-based groups could work together. ျမန္မာဘာသာ.
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Threats to Food Security and Local Coping Strategies in Northern Karen State Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 00:00

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KESAN shows how the conflict in northern Karen State between the Burmese army and Karen National Union (KNU) have had serious negative impacts on the local environment, traditional agricultural practices and seed-saving methods, leading to food insecurity. KESAN is working with communities in Karen State to improve food security, maintain sustainable farming systems and knowledge, and encourage community self-reliance. ျမန္မာဘာသာ
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