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Building Social Cohesion in Northern Thailand

Mae Hong Son is the poorest province in Thailand with the country’s lowest score on UNDP’s Human Development Index. It is home to a diverse population, including a large number of displaced people from Myanmar. Economic opportunities can be scarce and access to natural resources and basic servimore


UNDP initiative boosts business for women in Thailand's South

In the Southern Thailand province of Pattani, daily life can be difficult. Ongoing violence has made widows of women, and has compromised local livelihoods. Life for women in the coastal provincial sub-district of Lampo, provides testimony to their everyday challenges. “Our main incomes came from fimore


UNDP uses journalism to promote peace in Southern Thailand

SONGKHLA, THAILAND - Amid conflict in Thailand’s Southern Provinces, access to public information can be difficult. The media has an important role to play in conflict situations and heavily influences public opinion—with both good and bad results. Single-sided coverage of current events can alter more

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