Women s activity in fish processing in Tambol Pakklong, Pathew District, Chumporn Province
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Activity III (Encourage local business) is strategy to concretely contribute an increase of income and creation of alternative job opportunity. Members of women s group in savings is main target people. A value added fisheries product activity is set up and introduced to members of the group. The members attended training course on value added fisheries products and packaging product. Objectives of the training course were to transfer fish processing technique, knowledge and skill to the group s members and other women in community. Training course was arranged through study trip that took representatives of women s group members and women in community to observe successful women s group at Ban Pala, Chang District, Rayong Province. These representatives distributed information gained from study trip to other members and women in community after they had sceneric experiences. They tried to develop recipe of fish processing by their own knowledge and skill. The women s group received funds from Pakklong Sub-District Administrative Organization which source of funds was allocated by Ministry of Interior. The women s group fish products is elected to be representative of community product. This leads the group s product implemented and contributed by One-Tambol, One-Product project which is under national policy year 2001.
Ruangsivakul, S., Kamhongsa, J., & Pethkamnerd, J. (2003). Women s activity in fish processing in Tambol Pakklong, Pathew District, Chumporn Province. In Proceedings of the Toward Further Development of Coastal Resource Management: Lessons gained through Locally Based Coastal Resource Management in Pathew District, Chumporn Province, Thailand (pp. 99-104). Samut Prakan, Thailand: Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.