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The Lower Mekong River Region


First regional workshop

6/7 May 2002

List of participants



H.E. Dr Mok Mareth

Minister, Ministry of Environment (MoE)

H.E. Mr Thuk Kroeun Vutha

Under Secretary of State, MoE

H.E. Mr Khiev Muth

Director General, MoE

Mr Ouk Siphan

Deputy Director-General,  Ministry of Tourism

Mr. Chay Samith

Director, Department of Nature Conservation and Protection, MoE

Mr. Nuth Sakhan

Director, Department of Agronomy and Land Improvement, MAFF

Mr. Kol Vathana

Deputy Director, Department of Nature Conservation and Protection, MoE

Mr. Lic Vuthy

Deputy Director, Forestry and Wildlife Research Institute, MAFF

Mr. Pich Sam Ang

Assistant to H.E. Minister of Ministry of Rural Development

Mr. Ros Seilava

Financial Controller, Ministry of Economy and Finance

Mr. Chhaya Hang

Natural Resource Planner, Coastal Zone Management Project, MoE/DANIDA

Mr. Pearith Heng

National Coordinator, Environment Programme, CNMC

Mr. Meng Monyrak

Deputy Head, Protected Areas & Wildlife Sanctuary Office, Department of Nature Conservation and Protection, MoE

Mr Pich Serey Vath

Technical Officer, Department of Fisheries, MAFF

Mr. In Sokhom

Head of the Working Group on Environmental Social and Economics Analysis Water Utilization Programme, CNMC

Mr. Soun Sam Oun

Staff, Department of Water Resources Management and Conservation, MOWRAM

Mr.  Nong Keamony

Staff of  Water Policy and Extension, Department of Water Resources Management and Conservation, MOWRAM



Mr. Savanh Chathakoumane

Senior Officer, Department of Forestry, MAF

Mr Oudomsack Philavong

Project Officer, Lao National Mekong Committee

Mr Sourasay Phoumavong

Environment Programme Coordinator, Lao National Mekong Committee

Mr Kaisorn Thanhathep

Senior Expert, Science, Environmental Research Institute Technology and Environment Agency



Mr Wallop Bangkurdpol

Forest Photogramestrist Level 8, Forest Resources Assessment Division, Royal Forest Department

Dr. Piti Kantangkul

Head of Natural Resource Management Branch Agriculture and Natural Resources, Economic Department, Kasetsart University

Ms Orapan Payakkaporn

Environment Programme Coordinator, Thai National Mekong Committee


Viet Nam

Mr Tran Quoc Bao

Nature Conservation and Environmental Division, Forest Protection Department, MARD

Ms Nguyen Thi Ky Nam

Environment Programme Coordinator, Viet Nam National Mekong Committee

Dr Vu Huy Thu

Vice-Director, Department of Fisheries Management and Protection, Ministry of Fisheries

Mr Lam Quang Dong

Translator for Mr Bao



Mr U Aung Aung Lay

Head of Branch (Conservation)


MRC Secetariat

Mr Joern Kristensen

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Chanthavong Saignasith

Assistant to CEO and Director, Planning Division

Ms Busabong Thephasdin Na Ayudhya

Director, Environment Division

Mr Luu Phu Hao

Director, Operation Division

Mr Pech Sokhem

Director, Technical Support Division

Mr Ian Campbell

Senior Environment Specialist, MRC

Mr Hans Guttman

Programme Coordinator, MRC

Mr Somsanith Nhoybouakong

Head of WUP, WG II, MRC

Mr Christopher Barlow

Fishery Programme, MRC

Ms Mak Solieng

Natural Resource Planner, BDP, MRC

Mr Tongchai Wechasut


Mr Chin Samouth

Programme Officer, MRC

Ms Penroong Bamrungrach


Ms Worawan  Sukraroek

JRP, Environment Division, MRC

Mr Taon To Quang




Ms Ampai Harakunarak

Manager, Environment Unit

Mr Charlie Firth

International Centre for Environmental Management

Mr C.R. Rajendran

Director, MKAE Division, ADB

Mr Dale Whithington

Manager, WWF Cambodia

Mr Eric J. Coull

Representative, WWF Indochina Programme

Mr Hans Friederich

Head, regional Wetlands and Water Resource Progranne IUCN Asia Region Office

Mr Henry Tucker

Project Specialist, MKAE Division

Mr Jeff Straka

Wetland International, LMBP

Mr John Fraser Stewart

Director of Asian Pacific Programmes, Fauna and Flora International

Mr John Parr

WWF Thailand

Mr Khun Eak

AusAid, Phnom Penh

Mr Koos Neefjes

SDC consultant

Mr Lars Lund

Program Coordinator Danida Cambodia

Lay Khim

UNDP, Phnom Penh

Lisa Simrique

UNDP, Phnom Penh

Dr Magnus Torell

Research Scientist, Policy Research and Impact Assessment Programme, ICLAM

Mr Mam Kosal

WI Cambodia, Wetlands International Asia Pacific

Mr Mark Goichot

Coordinator, Strategy Mekong Partnership

Mr Paul V. Im

ADB, Cambodia Representative

Regan Reader

UNDP, Phnom Penh

Mr Richard Paley

Country Manager, FAUNA FLORA International, Cambodia Programme

Mr Robert Dobias

Head, NGO Center, ADB Manila

Mr Robert Mather

Country representative, WWF, Thailand

Mr Roland Eve

WWF, Laos

Dr. Tran Triet

College of Natural SciencesVietnam National University

Mr Urooj Malik

Resident Representative, ADB Cambodia


Review Team

Mr Andrew Mittelman

CTA, People's Ethnic Development Programme

Mr Craig Leisher

WWF Regional Program WWF Hanoi

Mr David James

Business Information, Ecoservices

Dr Dick Watling

Principle Environmental Consultant, Fiji

Ms Emily Hicks

National Review Coordinator, IUCN Lao PDR

Mr Jeremy Carew Reid

Director, International Centre for Environmental Management

Mr Kishore Rao

IUCN Vietnam

Mr Mao Kosal

National Review Coordinator, IUCN Cambodia

Ms Nguyen Thi Yen

National Review Coodinator, IUCN Vietnam

Ms Piyathip Eawpanich

National Review Coordinator, IUCN Thailand

Mr Rob McKinnon

Area Manager, National Park and Wildlife Service

Ms Shaska Martin

International Centre for Environmental Management