Posted on behalf of Eza King, Master’s Candidate Research Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development, Chiang Mai University, Thailand The residents of Pong Khrai village in Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand have a reputation for being conservation minded. I wasn’t sure exactly what this meant but the staff at Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) Thailand had assured me,
An Overview of the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) project in Upper Thung Jaw Watershed, Hua Lao Village, Pa Pae Subdistrict, Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand Posted on behalf of Rapipun Maoyot, Chiang Mai University Using information gathered from the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) study in Hua Lao Village in which Karen people live, historical backgrounds of
For the summer of 2016, my fieldwork was set in North East Lao PDR at the Nam Et-Phou Louey (NEPL) National Protected Area. This protected area is roughly 4,229 km2 and is home to a number of endangered species such as the tiger, gaur, Sambar deer, and white-cheeked gibbon. Wildlife Conservation Society, an INGO aimed at “saving wildlife and wild
The main reason why I am in South-East Asia is because I did not like the idea of me writing a thesis on shrimp farming, without ever having seen a shrimp farm. In Vietnam, about 80 percent of the shrimp farms are located in the South. There are some shrimp farms in the centre and the North of the country,
SurveyPES Vietnam Local communities in Vietnam are getting direct payments for forest conservation.