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Prosperity - A Measure of Sustainability for the Coastal Community of Chonburi Province

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This presentation was part of the ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme 2017 'Building Transformational Leadership Towards the SDGs' at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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Prosperity - A Measure of Sustainability for the Coastal Community of Chonburi Province

  1. 1. Prosperity – a measure of sustainability for the coastal community of Chonburi province By: Tooba Masood Darmawan Dr. Parinda Thayanukul Dr. Pratima Singh 2017 ProSPER.NET Leadership Programme Building Transformational Leadership towards the Sustainable Development Goals
  2. 2. Elements for Sustainable Development 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 2 SustainableDevelopment • We are determined to end poverty and hunger, in all their forms and dimensions, and to ensure that all human beings can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality and in a healthy environment. People • We are determined to ensure that all human beings can enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives and that economic, social and technological progress occurs in harmony with nature Prosperity • We are determined to foster peaceful, just and inclusive societies which are free from fear and violence. There can be no sustainable development without peace and no peace without sustainable development Peace • We are determined to protect the planet from degradation, including through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing its natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change, so that it can support the needs of the present and future generations. Planet •We are determined to mobilize the means required to implement this Agenda through a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, based on a spirit of strengthened global solidarity, focused in particular on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable and with the participation of all countries, all stakeholders and all people Partnership
  3. 3. Prosperity 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 3 A social construct that materializes in the realm of human actions that include productivity, infrastructure, quality of life, equity and inclusion, environmental sustainability, and governance and legislation - (UN-HABITAT)
  4. 4. Prosperity 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 4 Source: (UN-HABITAT) Environmental Sustainability Equity & Social Inclusion Quality of Life Infrastructure Productivity
  5. 5. Case Study – Chonburi Communities 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 5 AoUdom • Population -20,000 • Petroleum refinery and storage • Private deep seaport • Fisheries/Agriculture LaemChabang • Population(day) -80,000 • Population(night) -45,000 • Industries ~ 1000 • Highest investment and employment in Chonburi • Petroleum refinery and storage/ Industrial estate/Deep sea port/Agriculture https://blog.eduzones.com/logistics/40728
  6. 6. AO Udom Ao Udom Laem Chabang Google map 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 6 Ao Udom - Laemchabang Area Laem Chabang Bangkok Google Earth
  7. 7. 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 7 Ao Udom - Laemchabang Area https://blog.eduzones.com/logistics/40728 Ao Udom Laemchabang
  8. 8. Industrial Development • Thai oil refinery plant construction: 1961 • Deep Seaport / Industrial Estate: 1981 – Present • Phase I : 1987-1991 • Phase II: 1997-2001 • Eastern Seaboard Development • Eastern Economic Corridor : 2017 - Present 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 8 Source: http://www.ieat.go.th/assets/uploads/attachment/file/20160708160444903104049.pdf
  9. 9. Source: http://www.ieat.go.th/assets/uploads/attachment/file/20160708160444903104049.pdf 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 9 Upcoming projects 29 Industrial Estates Foundation for efficient management of infrastructure, utilities, and connectivity Automobile production Hub Foundation of parts and material developments for autos and available industries Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate Complex Foundation of plastics, rubber, & polymers for value-added industries Prepared Industrial zones for EEC 1) 21 industrial estates are ready to invest (app. 2,345 ha. land) 2) 6 industrial estates are under development (app. 2,431 ha. land)
  10. 10. Environmental Threats • Tank farm explosion in 1999 • Ship containing metal sheets sunk in 2012 • Coal fire on barge sunk in 2014 • Fire on wastewater ship in 2016 • Oil spills & chemical leaks Source: http://www.marinerthai.net 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 10
  11. 11. Socio-Economic threats 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 11 • Agriculture • Aquaculture Impact on habitat & food security • Industry to community • Buying and leasing from low to high priceLeasing of land • Lack of food safety • Decrease in fish production Environmental Impact • Identity • Problems • Heritage • Future development Community involvement
  12. 12. Multi-Sectoral impact on the community 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 12 Environmental Problems • Oil Spill • Sedimentation • Coastal degradation • Ecosystem destruction Economical issues • Business development • Food security • Income generation • Compensation Community • Inequality • Education • Health INDUSTRIAL GROWTH
  13. 13. Approach for community development 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 13 Communicating Trust Collaboration & Integration Self motivating Teamwork approach PROSPERITY
  14. 14. Conclusion - Underlying Causes 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 14 Low literacy Rate Health hazards Low resilience No alternative source of livelihood High vulnerability
  15. 15. Recommendations 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 15 Improving livelihoods through: • Capacity building – knowledge transfer • Vocational trainings • Communication and marketing • Promoting tourism and utilizing the new artificial beach • Create conservation plan / rehabilitation plan for area • Create pollution management plan (with monitoring plan + health fund) • Create community network management plan (expanding to more networks as it progresses) • Increase multi-stakeholder participation to enhance cooperation • Ensure proper policies in place for promoting local livelihood and costal preservation
  16. 16. Acknowledgement 7/04/2017 Group-2 (ProSPER.NET Leadership Program, 2017) 16 Participants of Group 2 would like to sincerely thank the organizers at ProSPER.NET and Chulalongkorn University as well as Ministry of Environment Japan (MOEJ) for providing fellowships to take part in the ProSPER.Net Leadership Program 2017. We would also like to extend out gratitude to all other institutes for coming together in making this program a success. We would like to thank the experts who took time to come and give insights about the work done in different sectors. Lastly, we would like to thank the staff and students of Chulalongkorn University for their support and providing us with all the required facilities. We would also like to thank the ground staff for helping us with tea/coffee and our meals.

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