Volume No. 3 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 271-284 July-Sept 2008

 

INTEGRATED WATER MANAGEMENT FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF THE ROYAL-INITIATED LAMPHAYANG RIVER BASIN (UPPER PART) DEVELOPMENT PROJECT KHAO WONG DISTRICT, KALASIN PROVINCE, (THAILAND)

 

Watcharin Chetananon1, Thavivongse Sriburi*2

1. Inter-Department of Environmental Science, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok 10330, (THAILAND)
2. Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok 10330, (THAILAND)

 

Received on : April 4, 2008

 

ABSTRACT

 

This research was conducted in Lamphayoung irrigation project, Kalasin Province, Northeastern Region of Thailand, far from Bangkok about 519 kms. It was found that increasing soil erosion and erratic rainfall caused a lack of the appropriate water management system. The objective of this paper is to provide an application in the New Theory model (NTM), initiated by His Majesty King Bhumibol and investigate the value of local knowledge about land, water and population management for integrated water management, in particular to the cultivation. It was developed the specific model on these changes alter the important environmental parameters. This study based on Land

 

Keywords : Integrated Water management, LWPM Concept, New Theory Model, Irrigation system, Kalasin Province, Northeastern region of Thailand

 

 

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