Boonsong Panyawuttho

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 1990
Fresh Water Fish Conservation Project

Citation

This profile was prepared when Boonsong Panyawuttho was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Introduction
Phra Boonsong, a Buddhist monk and the son of a gardener, is head of the Phranon Wat (temple) in southern central Thailand. He is spearheading a drive to make Thailand's Buddhist institutions environmental leaders in society and also to demonstrate new ways of increasing the fish population in the inland waterways and restoring tree cover chiefly through massive fruit tree planting.
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