Ban Pa Teung Ngam, Karen Hilltribe, Chiang Mai

Ban Pa Tueng Ngam is a Karen village located between Prao and Chiang Dao districts in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The village lives on subsistence economy which promotes the conservation of nature. Even though Ban Pa Tueng Ngam is small, the community has helped maintain over 10,000 Rai (sixteen square meters) of forests.

Interesting topics

  • Subsistence economy
  • Community forests
  • Rotational cropping
  • Tradition/ Ritual/ Folktale
  • Livelihood of Karen
  • Their struggles to protect their community

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