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Myanmar: Chinese banana plantations accused of destroying traditional crops & use of excessive amounts of chemicals
Author: Myat Thura, Myanmar Times
"Kachin MPs say banana farms are cheating people out of land", 16 December 2019 Two Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) legislators from Kachin State accused banana companies of cheating people out of their homes and land in the state. U Zakhung, MP for con...
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Sudan: Government bans use of mercury and cyanide in mining operations due to health and environmental impacts
Author: Radio Dabanga
"Sudan cabinet outlaws mercury, cyanide in mining", 9 October 2019....
Author: Béatrice Héraud avec AFP, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
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Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)
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Laos: Banana plantations continue to operate despite govt. ban & public outcry due to excessive use of chemicals
Author: Radio Free Asia
"RFA Reveals New Chinese Banana Plantation Near Lao Capital That Defies Ban", 3 July 2019...
Laos: Govt. to enforce ban on new banana plantations due to overuse of chemicals reported to cause deaths & illnesses
Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia
"Lao Government Vows to Enforce Ban on Concessions for New Banana Plantations", 14 May 2019...
Indonesia: Govt. will eradicate use of toxic mercury in small-scale gold mining & health care sectors
Author: Fransiska Nangoy, Wilda Asmarini & Bernadette Christina Munthe, Reuters
"Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry", 7 May 2019...