COMMUNITY BASED WATER/SOIL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM THAILAND
Community-based water management, forest conservation, and food security in the community at the sub-district level in 3 Doi Areas
- Raising awareness for urgent need for water management, reforestation, and food security in the community in Mae Pang Sub-district, Sop Tia Sub-district, Mae Lan Sub-district by using the integrated community-based water management and the King's science to enable communities to survive in epidemic situations and climate variability crisis.
- Creating knowledge and better understanding community-based water management, soil management, reforestation, and agriculture within the community context.
- Develop community-based water management projects to create a good quality of life for the community.
Mae Pang Subdistrict, Phrao District, Chiang Mai Province, Sop Thai Subdistrict, Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai Province, and Mae Lan Subdistrict, Dok Kham Tai District, Phayao Province
Hands-on workshop on bringing simple science to the community:
- Transferring knowledge and workshops on community-based water management and the underground water banking to the local communities in 3 Dois
- Creating community-based water management learning ecosystems as examples for upland areas.
- Transferring knowledge and understanding of soil deterioration, preserving soil in high slope areas (Mae Pang Subdistrict, Sop Tia Subdistrict, and Mae Lan Subdistrict are watershed areas both inside and nearby national park that are upland), and improving soil degraded agricultural areas.
- Adjusting the soil for the vegetable plantation using local knowledge and waste materials under several activities such as “cooking the soil for the vegetables” and “building edible vegetable fence.”
1st August 2022 to 31st January 2023
Community Water Management Inspired by the Royal Initiative Fund, American Groundwater Solution, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Maejo University, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, 3 Community Organization Council, and Chonlakon Course Team
Figures of field survey:
Latitude (19.2231081) and Longitude (99.19150813)