Pranburi activity 3: Fishing livelihoods and traditional knowledge of the Pranburi estuary community
The project will be implemented in six communities and five villages of Pak Nam Pran Subdistrict. The project site covers 49.9 km².
October 2009 - December 2010
Four groups of fishing techniques can be distinguished in Pak Nam Pran:
- 80 large surrounding net boats
- 300 squid boats
- 200 traditional fishing boats
- 30 people who rely on collecting aqua-animals in mangrove forests such as crabs, shrimps and oysters
The project is implemented by the Pranburi Community History Group of Pranburi, led by Mr.Manoch Ieimlaor, supervised by the IUCN project management committee. The project is coordinated by IUCN Thailand Programme representatives.
The IUCN project management committee consists of
- Mr.Patara Intarapirot, the Sirinard mangrove forest centre’s committee advisor and former head of the Pranburi Forest Park
- Mr.Prathan Sangworn, the Sirinard mangrove forest centre’s committee chairman and head of the Pranburi Forest Park
- Mrs.Srisurang Mashsirikul, PTT representative
- Ms.Srichan Monrakklarom, SiX-SENSES Resort& Spa representative
- Ms. Radda Larpnun, IUCN representative
- Assess the project site's background (geography, natural resources, economy, society, livelihoods and politics, social capital and local wisdom) from the past to the present
- Study the livelihood, local knowledge and development of fishing gear in the communitiesof Pak Nam Pran
- Disseminate the fishing community’s knowledge about their livelihood to the general public
- A data base on the project site's background (geography, natural resources, economy, society, livelihoods and politics, social capital and local wisdom) from the past to the present
- A knowledge product about local livelihoods and the development of fishing gears among Pak Nam Pran communities
- Disseminate both knowledge sets to interested people and to the general public.