Focal Point
Dr. Asdaporn Krairapanond
Senior Environ. Specialist
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

Mr. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Side Events at Rio+20

Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in Thailand
  • Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network
    In 2005, environmental agency leaders from 13 Asian countries established the Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network (AECEN) to promote improved compliance with environmental legal requirements in Asia.
  • Eco-Car
    In 2007 Thailand?s government decided to grant tax incentives to auto manufacturers that produce small, fuel-efficient ?Eco-Cars?.
  • Integrated coastal management: The crab condominium example
    Sriracha Municipality in Thailand plays a vital role as a leader in integrated coastal management. Sriracha has linked conservation and urbanization to achieve sustainable development goals through the mobilization of local agencies.
  • Sufficient Economy Philosophy

    The Sufficiency Economy Philosophy is an innovative approach to development designed for practical application over a wide range of problems and situations.
  • Urban biodiversity for a sustainable city and climate change resilience
    The Urban Biodiversity towards Sustainable City and Climate Change Resilience project (UBD-SCCCR) is a local initiative in Chiang Rai, Thailand, to conserve and protect local biodiversity and natural resources for the benefit of the city's community.
  • Urban development and biodiversity conservation
    Trang municipality has integrated biological diversity conservation into its urban development planning by
    initiating a conservation project at Nam Jed Canal or Klong Nam Jed.
Background papers/Position papers
  • Thailand in the 2010s Thailand's Renewable Energy and its Energy Future (2010)
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