Friday, May 29, 2009
IMPACT OF BORDER TRADE IN LOCAL LIVELIHOODS : Lao-Chinese Border Trade in Luang Namtha & Oudomxay Provinces
A background paper for National Development Report of UN in 2006. Besides positive effects, the paper raised migration, single crop reliance, uncertainty of expected income, smuggling and environment impacts as concerns for border trade in Northern Laos. Downloadable at http://www.nsc.gov.la/Products/NHDR%202006/Technical%20Background%20Papers%20in%20English/CBT_NHDR.pdf.