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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 12 Participatory student research increases awareness of sustainable fisheries management
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 12 Participatory student research increases awareness of sustainable fisheries management Ian G. Baird, Phongsavaht Kisouvannalat, Visay Inthaphaysi and Bounpheng Phvlaivanh Introduction An important part of the LCFDPP's integrated natural resource management and community development programme is the support it This paper considers the use of participatory provides for community-based aquatic student research and essay writing in rural resources co-management. The Khong district fishing villages as a way of raising government has agreed to permit villages to set environmental awareness and increasing the up and enforce individualised village rules quality and quantity of local debate and designed to improve the management of discussion. Here it was used to examine aquatic resources, including fishes and frogs. aquatic resources, fisheries management and The local government has recognised a system conservation issues in the Mekong River, in in which local communities can voluntarily the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao request permission to conduct a village PDR). workshop to officially establish such rules in the presence of all the members of the Lao PDR is a landlocked country in mainland communities, neighbouring village leaders, Southeast Asia. Most of the country's 4.6 and district government officials. million people are semi-subsistence ...