Ecotourism Impacts on Water Resources Management Along the Mekong River

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Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy. 2012. Presentation from Session 11: Research Challenges in Water Governance: Institutions, Environment and Livelihoods

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  • 1. How involve? 2. How strong is their voice in participation? 3. Ecotourism is ignored in WR planning.
  • 2. boat, ticket, souvenir…3.mangrove forest, dolphin, fish species, wild animals…4. ecotourism is popular in Kampi but has not been invited in PLN.
  • A big concern of the death of Dolphin. Chemical? Illegal fishing? Tourist waste?
  • Flow pattern changes. 1st: Hydropower, 2nd: Climate Change
  • Ecotourism Impacts on Water Resources Management Along the Mekong River

    1. 1. Ecotourism Impacts on Water Resources Management along the Mekong RiverA case study of Kampi Ecotourism site, Kratie province, Cambodia By Kunthea Phirum Research Fellow, M-POWER-CPWF
    2. 2. Content 2Research questionsPreliminary findingsPreliminary conclusionNext stepsVideo Clip (3 min)
    3. 3. Research Questions• How does ecotourism development affect environment and other WR? 3
    4. 4. Research Questions• How can ecotourism provide a better alternative livelihood? 4
    5. 5. Research Questions Who are key stakeholders? How do they involve? WRManagement &Development WR Planning How to engage ecotourism sector into decision-making process? 5
    6. 6. Study Site Kratie- 153 km stretch of the Mekong Kampi village, Sambo district 85 mammals (WWF, 2012) 6
    7. 7. Preliminary Findings• Economic Impact 7
    8. 8. Preliminary Findings• Economic Impact 8
    9. 9. Preliminary Findings• Economic Impact 9
    10. 10. Preliminary Findings• Environmental issue 10
    11. 11. Preliminary Findings• WRM  184 households  80% involve in ecotourism  Rich biodiversity  Ecotourism image  Never been involved in WRP 11
    12. 12. Preliminary Findings• Disadvantage of shared WR “Every use of WR affects others differently” 12
    13. 13. Preliminary Findings1st : Hydropower Tide2nd : Climate Change The rise and fall of the sea The rise and fall of the river? 13
    14. 14. Preliminary Conclusion 14 Optimistic Ecotourism WRM in the study area is not integrated Water governance is not well mainstreamed
    15. 15. Next Steps 15 Positive and negative impacts How can ecotourism sector be engaged in WR planning? Community Adaptation towards flow pattern changes Mainstreaming water governance
    16. 16. Kunthea Phirum +85577 76 09 71kuntheaphirum@yahoo.com Video Clip (3 min) 16

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