Written by Alejandro Huete, Chiang Mai University Driving on a dusty road through the forests of Doi Inthanon (the tallest mountain in Thailand), I didn’t know what to expect. I could speak a good bit of Thai, and I had a close friend come along as a translator, but we were going to a Karen village, would we be able
Investigating the Role of Market Incentives and Local State Actors for Group Forest Certification in Vietnam
By: Nga Thi Ha Master of Public Policy Crawford School of Public Policy The Australian National University Canberra, Australia The Vietnamese Government has implemented far reaching policies and programs to increase tree cover by promoting plantation forestry. This has resulted in a current area of 3.4 million ha. of plantations, about half managed by smallholders and this is continuing to
Posted on behalf of Chattrabhorn Bua-in, Master’s student, Chiang Mai University This is a sharing of my fieldwork experiences in Hua Thung village, Thailand. I would like to talk about the area of the community forest of Hua Thung village during quite a long interval of fieldwork. My fieldwork gave me the opportunity to view different seasonal conditions of the
SurveyFisher Folk Shop Coastal fisheries in the gulf of Thailand are implementing community-based natural resource management, and one of our researchers went there for fieldwork.