The livelihoods of farmers and residents in the Naga Self-Administered Zone have been severely hurt by border closures with India in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast: border closures threaten the livelihoods of Naga farmers

This week, farmers and residents in the Naga Self-Administered Zone have been severely affected by border closure that came in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers cannot sell crops to buyers in India, and people cannot buy needed items from the country. Many are worried over what this will mean for their futures.

This story is by the editors of the Monywa Gazette and Win Zar Ni Aung and Aye Aye Aung from Doh Athan.

Doh Athan is a weekly podcast that looks at human rights issues from around Myanmar. It is made by Frontier with media partners from around the country, through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle and the support of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation.



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