Basin Management in Northern Thailand: Emerging Lessons.

TitleBasin Management in Northern Thailand: Emerging Lessons.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsThomas D
JournalETFRN News
Issue45-46 Winter 2005/06 Forests, water and livelihoods
Call NumberJA0220-06
KeywordsDeforestation, Forest conversion, reforestation, tropics, Water
AbstractIn the discussion on deforestation, reforestation and forest conversion in the tropics water always plays a prominent role. By contrast, the European water framework directive gives guidance on how the quality of surface water should be managed, without explicit reference to forests or trees. In northern Thailand similar ideas are now emerging, after many decades of a forest biased public debate.