A Case study of forest village system in northern Thailand

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Statementby the Faculty of the Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 85/64227 (H)
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Pagination42 leaves
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL2699636M
LC Control Number85919768

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In a village in northern Thailand, a study was conducted to explore current forest management practices and how local attitudes contribute to conserving and sustaining forest and tree resources.

The study site, located in Lamphun Province, close to the Northern Industrial Estate, is well-known in this region for doing a good job of managing its forest : Montri Kunphoommarl.

Geoforum, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp.Printed in Great Britain /93 $+ Pergamon Press Ltd Forest Management in Northern Thailand: a Rural Thai Perspective MARK S. FLAHERTY* and VESTA R. FILIPCHUK,* Victoria, Canada Abstract: Deforestation is considered to be one of Thailand's most pressing natural resource management by: from Villages to an Inter-Village Network: A Case Study in Pang Ma Pha District, Mae Hong Son Province, Northern Thailand by Prasong Jantakad and Stephen Carson Introduction The forests in northern Thailand are one of the largest remaining forest resources of the country and serve as the main watershed areas for the Chao Phraya basin.

The project ‘Living with and in the Forest in Northern Thailand’ of the Center for Ethnic Studies and Development (CESD), Chiang Mai University, Thailand, aims to enable the Karen youth of Huay Hin Lad Nai to study their own community history, their everyday knowledge and practices related to their life in the forest and to their traditional shifting cultivation practices, as well as the past struggles of the.

Community forest management (CFM) has received increasing worldwide attention from governments, researchers and educational institutions over the past two decades. Many governments, especially in developing countries, have prioritized CFM over traditional forest management systems.

In Thailand, CFM is not recognized by the legal system; however, there are de facto CFM practices Cited by: Land tenure and natural resource management in northern Thailand—A case study from a Hmong village Simone R.

Schiller University of Hohenheim, Inst. a, Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Agricultural Development Theory and Policy, Stuttgart, Germany, [email protected] The studies for and publication of this book were made possible through funding from IUCN, the World Bank, the Toyota Thailand Foundation and the Kobfai Publishing Project.

The aim of the book is to help people with no formal botanical training to identify in the field the trees that they are likely to find in the forests and parks of northern Thailand.

This book presents the remarkable diversity of policy implementation in forest resource management in 14 Asian countries: five in South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan), six in South-east Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos) and three in East Asia (China, Korea and Japan).

Within this framework, he uses cases from North Thailand to write about conflict for control over forest, land, and labor resources. A case study of a village in Chiang Mai province is used to illustrate the impact of commercial agriculture on land and labor practices. Land is life: A policy advocacy case study of the Northern Thailand land reform movement, page vii.

SIT Graduate Institute, Accessed April 6. M.L. Ingalls. State of Land in the Mekong Region. Accessed Ma 7. USAID country profile: Property rights and resource governance.

Accessed April 8. O Nabangchang. Historically, rural villagers in northern Thailand had a stable A Case study of forest village system in northern Thailand book with forest ecosystems due to the intrinsic value attached to forests in Thai culture as well as to customary common property management systems.

"This thought-provoking book takes a fresh look at controversial political debates over the environment in Northern Thailand The book is full of detailed case studies and draws on a large amount of research to uncover the complex reality of environmental change in the North."―Oliver Pye, Critical Asian Studies, () "Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers succeeds in its primary Reviews: 2.

The report can be downloaded here: “Climate Change, Trees and Livelihood: A Case Study on the Carbon Footprintof a Karen Community in Northern Thailand” (pdf file MB). The report concludes that the community’s agricultural practices and community forestry help conserve the forest and sequester greenhouse gases as well as ensuring.

Notable studies included the Jari pulp project and the Carajás development project, both in the eastern Amazon region of Brazil, an evaluation of the "Movement of People without Land" (MST) movement in Pernambuco, Brazil, an evaluation of Participatory Action Research in Altimira Brazil, and reforestation by the "Forest Village System" in.

A study on contract tree farming in Thailand. Bulletin of Tsukuba University Forest 15 (March ). Pearmsak Makarabhirom.

Conflict resolution: A case study on sustainable forest management in Thailand. Progress report, Regional Community Forestry Training Center. Pearmsak Makarabhirom.

A case study of forest law enforcement in. Santita GanjanapanA comparative study of indigenous and scientific concepts in land and forest classification in northern Thailand P. Hirsch (Ed.), Seeing Forest for Trees: Environment and Environmentalism in Thailand, Silkworms Book, Chiang Mai (), pp.

secondary forest formations in Thailand. Second, it goes on to describe three case-study locations in North-ern Thailand selected to indicate the diversity of forest valuation and management practice between different ethnic groups.

Finally, a discussion and conclusion indi-cate the lessons to be learned from such research for. This case study is a good example of people-centred land governance.

First of all, it highlights the importance of unity towards a common goal. In order to respond to the threats of eviction and make their struggle stronger and strategic, community members organized themselves and established alliances with other communities and networks.

Notable studies included the Jari pulp project and the Carajás development project, both in the eastern Amazon region of Brazil, an evaluation of the "Movement of People without Land" (MST) movement in Pernambuco, Brazil, an evaluation of Participatory Action Research in Altimira Brazil, and reforestation by the "Forest Village System" in.

In Thailand, the case study of Palong and Black Lahu in Doi Ang Kang is presented as an alternative animal raising system which is limited by such factors as farm area and fodder availability. Although these people have long-standing experience with rearing cattle, they have limited opportunities for practical application of their knowledge.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Fallow forests, which have been generated by shifting cultivation, cover large parts of the highlands of Northern Thailand. This paper presents the case study of a village, in which a particularly sustainable form of shifting cultivation was practiced until the early s.

Buy Field Guide to Forest Trees of Northern Thailand (): NHBS - Simon Gardner, Pindar Sidisunthorn, Vilaiwan Anusarnsunthorn, Asia Books About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid   However, unchecked tapping into the forest resources is widespread and creating a potential existential threat to the forest.

Northern Thailand in general, and Lampang in specific, have unique climatic features (Diem et al. The climate around the study area features a wet season from April to October and a dry season from November to March.

This case study examines the community forestry management approach to the forest fires in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It explores the current tenure system with the legal and illegal methods of deforestation used annually, encompassing the various stakeholders that are involved, including the government and the indigenous community, and the transition into community forestry in the East.

Northern Watershed Development by Community Organization Project, Northern Development Foundation, ChiangMai, pp. Surin Onthon. From fire break to early burning as local fire management system: a case study of Mae Tha Sub-district, Mae On District, Chiang Mai Province.

Conclusion. Sacred forest are important for providing medicinal plant species to the Karen and Lawa communities in northern Thailand, but the swidden fallows around the villages are equally important in terms of absolute numbers of medicinal plant species, and more important if counted as proportion of the total number of species in a habitat.

27 Case Study: The Hill Tribe Community Learning Centre Mae Fa Luang 28 Education in Thailand /, p. 42 29 While the DNFE central office does not have a division specifically dealing with hill tribe issues, it renders support to the regional centres (in the case of Northern Thailand, the DNFE Northern Region Centre is in Lampang, with.

Thailand and central and southern Laos (Nawata et al. ), in Yunnan Province (Huai et al. ), and in northern Thailand (Srithi et al. ), homegardens with various trees and herbs provide the local people with a forest-like environment, or a semi-natural ecosystem, especially.

People usually engage in typical practices such. The Forest Restoration Research Unit (FORRU) was established in to develop methods to restore forest ecosystems in degraded areas for the conservation of biodiversity in northern Thailand.

The zoonotic malaria species Plasmodium knowlesi has become the main cause of human malaria in Malaysian Borneo. Deforestation and associated environmental and population changes have been hypothesized as main drivers of this apparent emergence.

We gathered village-level data for P. knowlesi incidence for the districts of Kudat and Kota Marudu in Sabah state, Malaysia, for – Farmers in the Forest, while using examples chiefly from northern Thailand, is concerned with complex problems found in all tropical countries.

In these areas rapid population growth, increasing demands for food, and burgeoning international markets for forest products and other raw materials are associated with active competition for land and.

But here we have a problem, which is not mentioned in the book, because in Decemberfinally the daily lowest salary was then also in Northern Thailand stated to be Bath/day (around $ ).

But in the book we also read that the rice cannot be produced in Ban Tiam if the wages exceed s: 2. Desalination for drinking water demonstration project: a case study at Sichang Island, Thailand. Case study of forest village system in Northern Thailand.

Chiang Mai Univ. (Thailand). Faculty. The Yuracare forest community is located in the department of Cochabamba, in northern Bolivia. It encompasses a geographical area ofha in the Rio Charape watershed.

The case study spans from early s toand catalogues an action situation involving families, which are dependent on the forest for fuelwood, fodder, timber. Using a case study from northern Thailand, this paper examines the links between the production of knowledge and the production of space within resource management institutions.

Masuno, T. (July ) “Changes in local knowledge required for choosing upland rice fields: A case study of a Mien hillside village, northern Thailand”. Masuno, T. Masuno, T. The 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Science (IUAES ).

Study areas. The study area is in Mae Cheam watershed in northern Thailand approximately 75 km southwest of the city of Chiang Mai. This watershed is important for its biodiversity and its varied forest types and vegetation and in addition it is inhabited by several ethnic minority groups [].Our study was focused on two villages of different ethnic groups, the Karen village Mae Hae Tai.

This study was conducted on 13 communes of the Sa Pa District, of which 8 communes belong at least partly to the National Park (Fig. 1 a). The 13 communes are composed of 58 villages constituting the units of the study (Fig.

1 b), as the village community is the basic social system that collectively manages local resources (Castella et al. This paper examines the failure of forest conservation policy in the uplands of Vietnam. A case study conducted in an upland village located in the buffer zone of the Ba Vì National Park shows that conservation policy has failed because it emphasises biodiversity.

should be incorporated into national and regional forest policies and strategies, for the benefit of present and future generations.

This booklet is part of a series of Good Practice Guides produced by the CBD. It provides a range of case studies and other materials to make the forest sector more biodiversity-friendly, and socially beneficial.

The forest-fallow system of shifting cultivation of upland rice and other food plants practiced by the Karen people of Mae Hae Tai village, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, is changing due to increasing population and a resulting decrease in the per capita arable land-base.

This has resulted in a reduction of the fallow period, which was 10 or more years in the past.A recent milestone studies published is Climate Change, Trees and Livelihood: A Case Study on the Carbon Footprint of a Karen Community in Northern Thailand.

Both Preecha and his community have.Labor Migration from a Mien Hillside Village, Northern Thailand: Case Studies of Soymilk Street Vendors. The journal of Thai studies (Japan), 増野高司()「バンコク周辺の観光牧場」『家畜資源研究会報』..

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