Bacho people asks for the revert of their living land after the government announcement of the overlapped areas of national park. Pichet assigns GISDA to apply satellite data to solve the continual problems. He confirms for giving fair to every sectors by

Created on Friday, 18 September 2015 Published Date Written by neeranutch

2015-09-07 0001

          6 September 2015:  Dr.Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Science and Technology visits Narathiwat province to examine the geo-informatics and space technology and innovation application for local communities under the implementation in solving problems project on people’s land overlapped with Budo Hill-Sungnai Padee National Park.  Mr.Nattapong Sirichana, Narathiwat Governor, Dr.Anond Snidvongs, Executive Director of Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISDA), Asst.Prof.Dr.Piya Kittavorn, Deputy Secretary of Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC), folk intellects and community leaders welcome minister at Bacho district office, Narathiwat.

            Minister says that the government emphasizes to apply science, technology and innovation to solve local and community problems. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) by GISDA is assigned to be the center for examining and integrating the data to manage the people’s land in Budo Hill-Sungnai Padee National Park by joint operation among Narathiwat province, SBPAC, Protected Areas Regional Office 3 Pattani, Department of National Parks, Budo land network and villagers to analyze photo maps of national forest and national park areas and also maps of villagers in order to search for conclusion, the difference of national forest and villagers’ land.

            “ I will discuss with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Interior focus on 4 measures: 1.People should participate 2.To set up measures for reverting the right correctly 3.Community can conserve sustainable natural resources 4.Every sectors should use the same data” Dr.Pichet mentions.

            Dr.Anond says that GISDA is the central agency, not stakeholder on land management. GISDA has the accurate and acceptable satellite photography technology and also is the agency assigned by government to integrate the application of the satellite and remote sensing data which can help to revert people’s right fairly. GISDA compares the boundary map, set by central sector according to cabinet resolution on 30 June B.E.2541 and the boundary map, set by integrated operation among districts, provinces and villagers in the area according to cabinet resolution on 14 October B.E.2551. It found that maps are quite similar, only 10% different from all areas of 23 sub-districts and 9 districts of Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani.

            While Narathiwat Governor says thankfully for MOST to help Narathiwat continuously 5 main tasks : 1.Assistance for coastal erosion problem by GISDA and Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute since 2009.   2 .Assistance for data on Hot spot areas and forest fire on national forest and protected areas   3. Assistance for water management in case of instant flood and disaster warning system  4. Protection and suppression deforestation invasion by GISDA map application as indicator to the problem areas and lastly is the problem to set boundary area of Budo Hill-Sungnai-Padee.

            Additionally, Minister and Narathiwat Governor consult to enlarge the success of science, technology and innovation application to upgrade people’s living and working for example technology for preserved durian production and packaging, rambutan, budu sauce, rubber product processing and Halal food. Minister is pleased to coordinate with the universities in the areas, Regional Science Park and Clinic Technology of MOST.

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