Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1992
Yadfon Association
This description of Pisit Chansanoh's work was prepared when Pisit Chansanoh was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Pisit Chansnoh is demonstrating how local wisdom and traditional fishing techniques can reclaim degraded coastal wetlands and improve the way of life for poor fishermen and their families. His program assists them in organizing to protect their fishing grounds and in devising strategies to increase their earning power.
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