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Kung Krabane Bay Royal Project

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Kung Krabane Bay Royal Project

Chanthaburi Marine Sustainability activity at Kung Krabane Bay Royal Project

Kung Krabaen Bay Royal Development Study Centre has been a Royal Project since 1981. It was set up to research and study about local marine and fish farm sustainability along the coastline, and to be the centre of information for local fishermen for technology and knowledge. The centre also supports ecotourism with agricultural trekking, informative tours and cultural tours.

The natural resources had been degraded that the major obstacles to development. The main natural resources degradation are mangrove destruction, decline of coastal fish stocks, and saline water intrusion into agricultural lands, which not only cause environmental deterioration but also adversely affected the way of life of the local fishermen and farmers.

Objective of Kung Krabane Bay Royal Project

1.To promote the effective management of coastal fishery, as well as agricultural and occupational development in the eastern coastline.

2.To provide the effective programme of environmental conservation and to examine problems and find solutions related to mangrove destruction in the coastal environment using an integrated approach.

3.To increase the income of the surrounding villagers and farmers and improve their standard of living.

4.To promote the dissemination of knowledge, skills and appropriate techniques on aquaculture, coastal environmental protection and conservation, agriculture and animal husbandry, through the use of “demonstration projects” and provision of training based upon the study, research and experimentation work conducted at the Centre

Accommodation

Hotel and guest house

Activities

Community based learning, trekking and biking along the coastline, kayaking and camping.

Best time

All year round

Getting there

Take the Sukhumvit Road from Rayong and turn right at the 301st km marker. Follow the signs to the Royal Project for 26.7 km.

Contact

Tha Mai District, Chanthaburi, 66 (0) 3936 9216 – 8

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