Browsing GSDE: Dissertations by Author "Adis Israngkura"
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Agricultural land abandonment in Thailand Nararuk Boonyanam; Adis Israngkura (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)
Thai farmers' poverty stems from several factors such as falling crop prices, high input costs for crop production, shortage of cash for investment, erratic rainfall distribution and all types of land use problems such as landlessness, land rights, land infrastructure and land fragmentation. Although the government has implemented several legislative actions and programs to address these problems, Thai farmers remain largely poor and severe poverty is visible in the form of agricultural land abandonment. Therefore, studying the causes of ...
Estimating economic value of forest ecosystem services : a meta-analysis Tiparpa Ratisurakarn; Adis Israngkura (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)
Forests have significant functions for the global ecosystem. Despite its immense contribution to our wellbeing, deforestation is continuing to be one of the world’s biggest problem leading to degradation of environmental and human welfare. In developing countries, there has been ongoing controversy in balancing economic development on the one hand and the need to conserve forests on the other. A key to balancing development and conservation is an accurate estimation of the economic value of forests and use it in decision making. In this regard, ...