• A journey to the origin of the teas, Part 3

    It is the rural regions which are fiercely disputed. Precisely those remote areas in which the tea plants are thriving. Only with the permission of the state are foreigners allowed to enter deeper into this region.

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  • A journey to the origin of the teas, Part 2

    As we reach Hsipaw the sun is standing high up in the sky. On the train platform women balance wide baskets on top of their heads and hand out lunch meals through the windows.

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  • A journey to the origin of our teas, Part 1

    Conflictfood takes you on a journey through the country of the golden diversity. All the way from Mandalay to the North-Shan – the origin of the teas!

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  • It’s a long road to democracy for Myanmar

    Myanmar, the land of the golden temples and the red robes. The nation in the heart of South-East Asia has a mysterious reputation that precedes it.

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  • A little tea lore

    What do black, green, white and oolong tea have in common? You guessed right, they all come from the same plant, called Camellia Sinensis!

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  • Entrepreneurship in Myanmar – von Jella Fink

    It is the rural regions which are fiercely disputed. Precisely those remote areas in which the tea plants are thriving. Only with the permission of the state are foreigners allowed to enter deeper into this region.

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  • Myanmar – wohin geht’s?

    Wie steht es aktuell um das faszinierende Land Myanmar? Welche Rolle spielen Wirtschaft und Handel, Politik und Menschenrechte? In unserem Symposium wollen wir das Bild des Landes schärfen und die Frage klären, in welche Richtungen sich das Land entwickeln kann.

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  • The tragedy of the Rohingya, Interview

    Ethnic tensions have shaped the multi-ethnic state of Myanmar. In particular, the borderline racist disdain towards a specific group seems very worrying: it is the minority of the Rohingya that prays and looks differently than the Buddhist majority.

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