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Combating Industrial Pollution in Thailand | CBD National Reporting Best Practice Series

Industrial pollution in Thailand has a serious impact on human health, fragile ecosystems, water and soil quality. Changes in production processes, that are environmentally friendly, will allow the industrial sector to exist in harmony with nature and community.

Sixth National Report (6NR) to the CBD

Combating Industrial Pollution in Thailand

Industrial pollution has a serious impact on human health, fragile ecosystems, water and soil quality in Thailand. Changes in production processes, that are environmentally friendly, will allow the industrial sector to exist in harmony with nature and community.


Thailand’s Protected Areas System Plan: Toward Resilient Landscapes

The System Plan for Thailand’s PAs is designed to enable the nation’s 370+protected sites to function as a coherent system that puts the entire network into its broader social, cultural, economic, and environmental context. It shows how to integrate protected areas into the 2012-2016 National Economic and Social Development Plan by communicating the multiple values of protected areas to national planning agencies, and to the many sectors whose activities can affect protected areas, or be affected by them.

Equator Initiative Case Study - Pred Nai Mangrove Conservation and Development Group

This community-based organization was founded in the mid-1980s to reverse the effects of destructive mangrove harvesting near the coastal village of Pred Nai. A parallel goal was the recovery of local crab populations, which are an important source of income for poorer members of the community. After developing a strong track-record of successful forest management and ecosystem restoration, the group became a model and point of reference for sweeping policy reforms that transferred forest management authority to communities.

Equator Initiative Case Study - CBIRD Centre

The CBIRD Centre in the village of Sub Tai, in the Pak Chong District of north-eastern Thailand, is one of many such centres across the country, launched by Thailand’s Population and Community Development Association in the mid-1980s. These Community-Based Integrated Rural Development Centres confront the twin challenges of low economic development and biodiversity loss through the participation of rural communities in a variety of sustainable livelihood activities.

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