Institute for the Study of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

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Institute for the Study of
Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Project Title


Environmental

Community

Leader
s Creation



Project Activities:

June 7
-
8, 2012

-
Course introduction, how the course will be conducted, requirements, objectives and exp
ected
outcome

-
Getting to know each other

background
knowledge, job, interests,

past experiences
, leadership
role

and expectation



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June 15
-
16, 2012

--
In class knowledge

on natural resources and environmental management and ecology

system
around us,

energy recycling process

--
E
xchange
and interactive learning approaches were carried out throughout the program

--
Training for communication and presentation skills was emphasized

simultaneously.


--
Training practices were composed
of brain
-
storming and

team working
, group activities, and
experience exc
hanging.

--

Introduction of community research an
d how to initiate

formulate and materialize it

--

Systematic o
bservation,

data collection and
analys
e
s


--
videos of environmental problems
,



Ju
ne 22
-
23,
2012

--
In class lessons

on biodiversity, carrying capac
ity and sustainable development


--
Site visit on
i
ncineration

process

at Nang Lae Sub
-
district, Muang District, Chiang Rai Province

with lesson /knowledge on technology and impact in short and long ter
m, discussion on related
issues and alternatives, etc.


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June 30 and July 4, 2012

--
Trans
-
b
oundary environme
ntal issues


--

Emphasis

on real environmental events, for example, Mekong water management and dam
construction in China which would
affect

people’s living
along the Mekong



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July 6, 2012


Participants were provided knowledge on research methodology and project management.
Educator showed a mind mapping on environmental practices which mitigated global warming
problem
s

in order to give ideas to participants in forming their projects.


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July 7, 2012

--
Field study and

activit
ies at Sansai Learning Center, Chiang Kong Sub
-
district, Tueng Districtt,
Chiang Rai Province on the new
philosophy of sufficiency economy

fi
rst introduced to the Thai
people by King Bhumipol of Thailand
.

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L
iving
in harmony with nature
was presented by Ms.Priewjan Tatonyang

and her team
, one of
the environmental
community leader
s


--

Ms.Priewjan
was one of the participants

in the Leadership
Program.






ORGANIC AGRICULTURE,

SUFFICIENCY ECONOMY

AT SANSAI LEARNING C
ENTER OF NEW THEORY,

THE PHILOSOPHY OF
SUFFICIENCY ECONOMY


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July 12
-
14, 2012

--
C
ommunity research

and how

to get start with community participation



--
Techniques in data
observation, data processing and

analyses
for
local natural resources an
d
environmental problems

--

Field study at Wieng Kn
ong Lom, Jun Jua Tai Sub
-
district, Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai
Provi
nce where problems are well
-
known therefore suitable for actua
l

site

study

of community
partic
ipation research




COMMUNITY RESEARCH

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July 20, 2012

--
Trainin
g workshop on vermicomposting for organic waste recycling and earth worm raring,

--
organic fertilizers and wo
rm teas

instead of chemical fertilizers
i
n

support
of organic agricultural


practices and

reduction

of chemical usage


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VERMICOMPOSTING TO S
UPPORT ORGANIC FARMI
NG & WASTE RECYCLING






July 23
-
24, 2012

Field surveys
and study
on boundary environmental problems at Pak Ing Tai Village, Sri D
on
Chai Sub
-
district, Chiang Khong
District, Chiang Rai Province

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--
Surveying and meeting with local inhabitants,

discussion and analysis on social changes due to
various impacts and pressures including physical change in Mekong River

--

Possible impacts
and changes of ASEAN Community in the course of preparation for AEC
and
living adaptation of people in Pak Ing Tai Village toward changes of Mekong water
flow,
quantity

and quality as a result of the coming mainstream Dam construction, etc.






ROUND TA
BLE DISCUSSION & ANA
LYSIS

OF
THE
BOUNDARY
SOCIAL/
ENVIRONMENTAL

IMPACTS &

PROBLEMS


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July 27,, 2012

Practice on project formation and proposal writing




PROJECT PROPOSAL DEV
ELOPMENT
PROCESS FROM FORMULA
TION TO

IMPLEMENT
ATION




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July 28, 2012

--
How

to stimulate & initiate behavior change in harmony with environment


--
Role of Leadership in local community, case examples

in forest conservation, forest restoration
and reduction on forest destruction.





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August 7, 2012

--

H
istory of environmen
ta
l management, culture and impa
cts of development toward
en
vironmental change

--
How

to live
harmoni
ously

with nature and environment with some real case examples






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August 8, 2012

Site visit at Huay Hin Lad Nai Village, Wie
ng Pa Pao District, Chiang
Rai example of the success
case

in community forest

management

, forest
-
based living
based on

local beliefs as a tools for
forest conservation.






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August 16
-
17, 2012

Project committees monitored the project.





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August 24
-
25, 2012

Project Pres
entation






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August 28
-
29, 2012

--
Site visit at Pa Jun village, Wieng Ka long Sub
-
district, Wieng Pa Pao
District, Chiang Rai
Province for community forest

management
, fire prote
ction belt

managemen
t, and public areas
development



--
Activity

includes
Leadership class
performed tree

planting around the reservoir with individual
name tag on the tree.





LEARNING ON MANAGEME
NT OF COMMUNITY FORE
STS AND DEVELOPMENT

OF RECREATIONAL PUBL
IC AREAS FOR COMMUNI
TY



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September 18
-
19, 2012

--
Si
te visits
-
field study on

management of community forests and ecotourism at Mae Kam Pong
Village, Mae
-
on District, Chiang Mai Provi
nce


--

Visit
i
ng sufficiency economy and organic agriculture practices

at Sai Lom Joy Village, San Kam
Phaeng District, Chiang

Mai Province.



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WAYS TO LIVE ON SUFF
ICIECY ECONOMY BASED



SELF RELIANCE

AND
ORGANIC AGRICULTURE







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--
Leadership students of Santik
iree School





STUDENT
S OF SANTIKIREE SCHO
OL, YOUTH LEADERSHIP


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BRAINSTORMING ON PRO
JECT FORMATI
ONS


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SITE SURVEYS
ON SOIL EROSION CAUS
ED BY MONOCULTURE AT

MAESALONGNOK SUB
-
DISTRICT, MEA FAH LU
ANG DISTRICT, CHIANG
RAI
PROVINCE.



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FORESTS

CLEAR CUTTING FOR MO
NOCULTURE

CROPS


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LEARNING CENTER ON W
ATER
RE
SOURCE
S
, MANAGED BY THAI AR
MY
UNIT
OFFICE


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SITE VISIT AT LEARNI
NG CENTER ON WATER
RE
SOURCE, TREE SEEDLIN
GS
TO
BE ALLOCATED TO LOCA
L VILLAGERS FOR TREE

PLANTATIONS IN THEIR

COMMUNITIES

AS PART OF REDD+ ACT
IVITY


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SITE OF REFORESTATIO
N
, AT

LEARNING CENTER



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FIELD SURVEYS AT BAN

LAO
-
UR ORGANI
C AGRICULTRE AND MR.
PHISIT
KHUTTIKUL’S HERB GAR
GEN


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LEARNING ON MEDICINA
L

VALUE OF FOREST GROU
ND COVER WEEDS
BELONG IN THE LOCAL
DEFORESTED AREA