Laos - In The Land Where The Bong Tree Grows

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ENGLISH 15-Sep-2016 00:03:39
Farmers in Laos are rediscovering the value of the bark of the bong tree. Once abundant, these trees are now on the endangered species list.
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Farmers in Laos are rediscovering the value of the bark of the bong tree. Once abundant, these trees are now on the endangered species list. But now growing demand for the aromatic bark is encouraging smallholder farmers to establish plantations and turn a profit.



UN in Action: Episode #1528
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1528
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UNTV
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B5126917205001