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A report analysing the relationship between protected areas and socio-economic development in Thailand. Similar reviews have also been conducted for Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The Thailand report identifies key lessons regarding development and conservation, natural resource use and protection, and the planning mechanisms for resource management. Authors also assess key development sectors that depend on environmental goods and services provided by protected areas. The authors identify policy options to enhance the contribution of protected areas to development. The review demonstrates the importance of protected areas as productive assets in the economy, and thus, the need to manage them effectively to maintain their contribution to sustainable development.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Protected areas
  • Protected forests
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
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Reproduction of this publication for educational or other non-commercial purposes is authorized without prior written permission from the copyright holder provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction of this publication for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the copyright holder.

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ICEM Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia Telephone: 61 7 38786191

Author (corporate) International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM)
ISBN number 0975033239
Publisher International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM)
Publication date 2003
Pagination 131 p.
Date uploaded June 11, 2015, 12:55 (UTC)
Date modified June 26, 2015, 08:59 (UTC)