Conservation and Extension for Freshwater Fish Variety Project in Nam Ou Hydropower Dam No. 1, Pak Ou District, Luang Prabang Province
Conservation and Extension for Freshwater Fish Variety Project in Nam Ou Hydropower Dam No. 1, Pak Ou District, Luang Prabang Province
Nam Ou River is rich of natural resources and it's also a habitat of diverse aquatic species. In addition, local people of Nam Ou River have long been involved with fishery, the main occupation of villager in past was agriculture, trade, and fishery. Since the construction of Hydropower Dam, the local people in many villages has been affected on housing and livelihoods although they get compensated by the investor of development project, but it still can't replace the losing one. There are three affected villages in the area of Nam Ou River namely: Khone Kham, Houaylo and Lat Tha Hae, which include 3 major ethnic groups, totaling 453 families. The aim of project is to help village on preserve conservation area in dam site by creating the group of villages for freshwater fish conservation with designated areas in 3 villages; conserve and promote diversification of freshwater fish species in the area of Nam Ou1; assisting in ensuring food security for people in the area; improve people's living condition and increase their incomes for household.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Ban Khonekham
Country:
Lao
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
CapDev
International Waters
Grant Amount:
US$ 25,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 5,000.00
Project Number:
LAO/SGP/OP6/Y5/STAR/BD/2020/64
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

Partnership

CBO

Grantee Contact

Mr. Saykham Souksanith
Phone: +856 20 56 445 921
Fax: 071 219034
Email: saykhamsouksanith@gmail.com
 

Address

Khonekham Village
Park Ou , Luangprabang ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Bounmy Phommakone
Phone:
+856-21-267 750
Fax:
+856-21-264 939; 267 799
Email:
Ms. Vilaylack Tounalom
Phone:
+856-21-267 747
Fax:
+856-21-264 939; 267 799
Email:

Address

Lane Xang Avenue, P.O.Box 345
Vientiane, Asia & Pacific, Lao PDR

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