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ABOUT US

AsianWetNet or the Asian Wetlands Network has been established in 2005, following an initiation and agreement among the participants and instructors of the International Training Course on "Tropical Wetlands Management" held during 4 - 29 July 2005 by the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand, in collaboration with The Colombo Plan Secretariat and Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency.

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OBJECTIVES

To serve as a platform for joint collaboration among wetland scientists in wetland management activities region-wide.

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TARGET ACTIVITIES

  • Creating and maintaining a website/webpage for the Network
  • Tracing and keeping the news, progress, and on-going activities of members, and keeping all network members in touch (who's doing what, where, when ?)
  • Gathering and drawing examples of "Best Practices in Tropical Wetlands Management" from members' countries and posting those examples on the Web
  • Setting up wetland library, clearing houses, keeping lists of materials, manuals, and key references
  • Encouraging members to continue doing research, write and publish papers concerning wetlands (one possibility is to submit papers for publication in the Environment and Natural Resources Journal of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University
  • Establishing a wetland advocacy group "I love wetlands" which will be open for everyone who is interested in wetland ecology, conservation and management to apply for membership
  • Holding "Wetlands Conference" in order to bring back the Network members and alumni of wetland training courses to present their work

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MEMBERS & CONTACTS

AsianWetNet consists of wetland scientists and professionals with practical experience applying to wetlands.

Country Name Affiliation e-mail
Bhutan Tenzin Park Ranger, Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary tpwangda@yahoo.com
Bhutan Pema Rinchen Park Ranger, Manas Range, Royal Manas National Park pemarinchen2005@yahoo.com
India Rajeev Sharma Chief Executive Officer, Government of Madhya Pradesh - District Rural Development Agency ceozpmal@mp.nic.in
Indonesia Adi Triswanto Head of Mangrove Forest Utilization Section aditriswanto_kasi@yahoo.co.id, bagoes_dr@yahoo.com
Indonesia Anna Hairani Researcher, RIFSA (Research Institute For Swampland Agriculture), Agriculture Department of Indonesia Balittra@Telkom.net
Indonesia Dwi Hatmoko Researcher, RIFSA (Research Institute For Swampland Agriculture), Agriculture Department of Indonesia Moko Balittra@yahoo.com
Indonesia Heni Agustina Head of Swamp & Estuary Division, Ministry of Environment heni.agustina@menlh.go.id
Iran Amir Masoud Puyafar Expert of Forest and Rangeland, Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Management Organization pouyafaramir@yahoo.com
Iran Mehran Afkhami Environment, Wetlands & Rivers Manager info@mehranafkhami.com
Iran Seyyed Saeed Taj Expert of Survillance on Water & Wastewater Quality saeid_taj@yahoo.com
Maldives Mariyam Rifga Environment Officer, Ministry of Environment, Energy and Water rif_20@hotmail.com , env@environment.gov.mv
Malaysia Marryanna Lion Research Officer, Forestry and Conservation Division, Forest Research Institut Malaysia (FRIM) marryanna@frim.gov.my
Myanmar Win Aye Range Officer, Forest Department, Min Bya TSP., Rakhine State teaknet@mptmail.net.mm
Myanmar Sai Wunna Kyi Ranger, Moyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary, Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division, Forest Department nwcd-cas@mptmail.net.mm, teaknet@mptmail.net.mm
Myanmar Thura Win Htun Postgraduate Student and Researcher, Faculty of Environment &Resource Studies, Mahidol University g4737903@student.mahidol.ac.th
Nepal Buddhi Raj Pathak Ranger, Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, Kosi Tappu Wildlife Reserve dnpwc@bdcin.wlink.com.np
Nepal Gyanendra Kumar Mishra Assistant Forest Officer, District Forest Office Gmishra1970@yahoo.com
Nepal Rajendra Karki Section Officer, Department of Soil Conservation & Watershed Management, Ministry of Forest & Soil Conservation dgdscwm@wlink.com.np
Nepal Subas P Dhakal Wetland and Wildlife Unit, Conservation Education subasdhakal@gmail.com
Pakistan Shaukat Fiaz Range Forest Officer, R.F.O. Hilkot shaukat_fiaz@yahoo.com
Philippines Winnievir Balilia Ecosystems Management Specialist II, Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (PAWB-DENR) winzbal@yahoo.com
Philippines Josephine Araojo Ecosystems Management Specialist II, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, DENR Caraga Region, Ambago, Butuan City cmmd.caraga@yahoo.com
Sri Lanka Garu Muni Sanath Padma Kumara Assistant Land Use Planning Officer, Land Use Policy Planning Division ludmol@sltnet.lk , samanthikaems@yahoo.com
Sri Lanka Nelka Thiramuni Wijerathne Assistant Land Use Planning Officer, Land Use Policy Planning Division ludmol@sltnet.lk
Sri Lanka Rupika A.A.S.K. Bakmeedeniya Environment Management Officer, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources forest@sri.lanka.net
Sri Lanka Tennakoon Mudiyanselage Anuruddha Tennakoon Environment Management Officer (Wetland Biodiversity) , Ministry of Environment anuruddha_mails@yahoo.com
Sri Lanka Rupika A.A.S.K. Bakmeedeniya Environment Management Officer, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources forest@sri.lanka.net
Thailand Surakit Nakkaew Fisheries Biologist, Inland Fisheries Resources Research and Development Institute, Department of Fisheries snakkaew@yahoo.com
Thailand Weraya O-chakull Superintendent , Lumpao Non-Hunting Area meowera4@yahoo.com
Thailand Supaporn Ongsara Fishery Biologist, Songkhla Marine and Coastal Research Center lemon_mcr@yahoo.com
Thailand Sutara Yindeerod Agronomist, Research and Development to Combat Desertification and Early Warning Institute chantaranemit@yahoo.com
Thailand Bunnaruk Sermthong Leader, Promotion and Development Group, Promotion and Development of Mangrove Forest, Jack.Sermthong@hotmail.com
Thailand Peeranuch Dulkul Forest Officer, National Park Office, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department dulkup@hotmail.com
Thailand Klairoong Poonpon Forest Officer, Wildlife Conservation Office, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department klairoongp@yahoo.com
Thailand Kaesorn Jumpa Soil Survey Officer, Land Development Department blackbody_99@yahoo.com
Thailand Montharop Kakkaeo Fishery Officer, Inland Fisheries Research and Development Bureau, Department of Fisheries mkakkaeo@hotmail.com
Thailand Sansanee Choowaew Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enscw@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Raywadee Roachanakanan Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enrrc@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Kobkaew Manomaipiboon Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enkmm@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Pathompong Saguanwong Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enpsg@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Piyakarn Teartisup Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enptt@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Kulvadee Kansantisukmongkol Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enkks@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Anuchat Puongsomlee Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University enaps@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Chavalit Vidthayanond WWF-Thailand chavaliv@wwfthai.org
Thailand Philip D Round Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University pdround@ksc.th.com, frpdr@mahidol.ac.th
Thailand Manu Omakupt Wetlands Management Advisor momakupt@hotmail.com, momakupt@gmail.com
Thailand Nirawan Pipitsombat Biodiversity Bureau, Office of Environmental and Natural Resource Policy and Planning nirawan_p@hotmail.com
Thailand Yongyut Trisurat Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University fforyyt@ku.ac.th, trisurat2000@yahoo.com
Thailand Pornpana Kuaycharoen Foundation for Ecological Recovery fer@terraper.org
Thailand Surapon Duangkhae Secretary general, Wildlife Fund Thailand info@wildlifefund.or.th
Thailand Thon Thamrongnawasawat Department of Marine Science, Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University thon@talaythai.com
Thailand Thongchai Roachanakanan Senior Architect, Department of Public Works, Town and Country Planning, Ministry of Interior t_roachanakanan@hotmail.com
Thailand Rattaphon Pitakthepsombat Songkhram River Project Officer, Regional Wetlands and Water Resources Programme, IUCN-Thailand rattaphon@iucnt.org
Thailand Narong Veeravaitaya Department of Fishery Biology, Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University ffisnrv@ku.ac.th
Thailand Asae Sayaka Director, Wetlands International - Thailand Programme asae-s@psu.ac.th
Vietnam Duong Van Ni Farming Systems Research and Development Institute, Cantho University dvni@ctu.edu.vn
Vietnam Nguyen Huu Thoa Researcher, Center for Irrigation & Water Supply research thoanguyenhuund@yahoo.com
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COLLABORATIVE NETWORK

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LIBRARY

Num Titles Year
1 Wetland 2000 : การประชุมพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำเพื่อเตรียมรับสหัสวรรษหน้า
2 Wetland agenda : the necessity of management of wetlands in Thailand
3 Wetland benefits the potential for wetlands to support and maintain development 1993
4 Wetland conservation : a review of current issues and required action c1990
5 Wetland Ecology : Etherington, John R. 1983
6 Wetland identification and delineation : Lyon, J. G. 1993
7 Wetland indicators : a guide to wetland identification, delineation, classification, and mapping : Tiner, Ralph W. c1999
8 A wetland inventory for Myanmar c2004
9 Wetland modelling c1988
10 Wetland restoration, flood pulsing, and disturbance dynamics : Middleton, Beth c1999
11 Wetlands : Mitsch, William J c2000
12 Wetlands and real estate development handbook : Steinberg, Robert E. 1991
13 Wetlands and urbanization : implications for the future c2001
14 Wetlands explained : wetland science, policy, and politics in America : Lewis, William M., 200
15 Wetlands international global series ; 5 : Integrated wetlands and water resource management 2002
16 Wetlands international series ; 8 2002
17 Wetlands management in the Lower Mekong Basin : Workshop on Wetlands Management in the Lower Mekong Basin 1992
18 Wetlands : Market and Intervention failures 1991
19 Wetlands, water, and the law : using law to advance wetland conservation and wise use : Shine, Clare 1999
20 พื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำ : 30 ปี ของอนุสัญญาว่าด้วยพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำ : การประชุมวันพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำโลก : 30 ปี ของอนุสัญญาว่าด้วยพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำ
21 เอกสารชุดพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำของประเทศไทย
22 พื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำภาคตะวันออกเฉียงเหนือ
23 เอกสารชุดพื้นที่ชุ่มน้ำของประเทศไทย
24 ป่าบุ่งป่าทาม : กรมส่งเสริมคุณภาพสิ่งแวดล้อม
All resources come from FERS Library ( URL : www.li.mahidol.ac.th)

NEWS UPDATE

flag Thailand : 1 - 26 May 2006, The 2nd International Training Course on TROPICAL WETLANDS MANAGEMENT, hosted by the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhonpathom, Thailand, in collaboration with The Colombo Plan Secretariat and Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
flag Cambodia : July-August 2006, The 4th International Training Course on WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT IN THE LOWER MEKONG BASIN, organized by The University Network for Wetland Ecology and Conservation Trainings in the Mekong Region
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CONTACT & FURTHER INFORMATION

Dr Sansanee Choowaew
Programme Director (Natural Resource Management)
Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies
Mahidol University
Salaya, Nakhonpathom 73170 THAILAND
Tel : 66-2441-5000 ext. 1240
Fax : 66-2441-9509

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