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Thailand's chemical pesticide ban troubles farmers, industries

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat



FILE PHOTO: Phon Tongmak, a rubber tree farmer (back), rows a boat in floodwaters in his rubber plantation with his friend at Cha-uat district in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand, January 18, 2017. Picture taken January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom/File Photo


BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand enforced a ban on Monday on two agricultural chemicals widely regarded as toxic to humans, prompting claims from farmers they will face losses, while environmental campaigners welcomed a step towards sustainability.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1166669-thailands-chemical-pesticide-ban-troubles-farmers-industries/


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