M.A. CANDIDATE IN SOCIOLOGY AT THE UBON RATCHATHANI UNIVERSITY
Supervisor: Kanokwan Manorom
Research Topic: Gender and Indigenous Knowledge on Fisheries in the Mun River and Si Phan Don in Southern Laos
The study focuses on gender and fishery knowledge along the Mun River, wetland areas, and Si Phan Don (Four Thousand Islands) in southern Laos. Many scholars have addressed that fishing activities in the areas are very crucial for local livelihoods. Males and females have different knowledge of fishing, depending on their roles in ecological systems, development activities and policies of water resource management.