Community Participations in Amphawa Comprehensive Planning, Thailand


  • Wannasilpa Peerapun



The aim of this article was to discuss community participations in Amphawa comprehensive planning, Thailand, which targeted for the year 2030. There were two objectives of the study—to discuss the effectiveness of community participations and to discuss the future land use plan. The planning methodology integrated several community participation activities into the traditional comprehensive planning process. The result of the study revealed that community participations helped reduce difficulties and save time. In terms of future land uses, several conservation related zones were designated to conserve local natural and cultural heritages and agricultural areas.

Keywords: Community participations; Comprehensive planning; Amphawa

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Author. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Peerapun, W. (2017). Community Participations in Amphawa Comprehensive Planning, Thailand. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 41-48.



Community Environment / Social Psychology