Ashley Scott Kelly

Studio Fieldwork in Southern Tanintharyi

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University of Hong Kong students students, led by Assistant Professors Ashley Scott Kelly and Dorothy Tang traveled the Myeik-Maw Taung corridor in Myanmar's southern Tanintharyi Region to document conditions and propose landscape planning strategies for large-scale agroindustry, conservation, and associated development. Students presented and met with Fauna and Flora International (in Myeik and Yangon), Norwegian Refugee Council (Myeik), Dawei Development Association (CSO, Dawei), Southern Youth (CSO, Myeik), and Worldwide Fund for Nature (Yangon). Supported by Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Centre.

View photos from the March 2016 field visit.

MSPP oil palm plantation in Tanintharyi District.
MSPP oil palm plantation in Tanintharyi District.
Oil palm and rubber plantations in Myeik District.
Oil palm and rubber plantations in Myeik District.
HKU students at WWF office in Yangon.
HKU students at WWF office in Yangon.

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