Mekong field Course 2015

This page contains information and main outcomes of the Mekong field course TROP210 “Tropical Forest Ecology and Silviculture“ which took place in Thailand, Lao PDR and Cambodia during 5-22 January, 2015 (detailed program).

The course was organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Forestry, National University of Laos, and the Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Thailand, and it included students from Finland, Thailand and Laos (list of participants).

Group reports

Forest inventory groupInventory NTFP groupNTFPs Biodiversity groupBiodiversity Climate Change adaptation groupCC Adaptation Livelihoods groupLivelihoods


Student’s learning diaries

Christa Vilkki Elina Hirvonen Kalle Greis Reetta Pilhjerta Juho Penttilä
Tabi Agbor Jaakko Kaukomies Saara Holm Pinja Venäläinen Otso Mattila
Elli Laurinen Kira Ryhti Anna Halonen Heikki Eriksson Janne Antikainen
Cary Miller Sara Nevalainen  Kristin Strauss


Course pictures

Arrival_bkkArrival to Bangkok Field_groupsGroups in the field
Village_groupsGroups in the villages Last_daysThe last days



VITRI has received financial support for organizing this course from Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation (Grant no. 14KO032KE) and CIMO/Ministry for Foreign Affairs (HEI-ICI FORMEB project). VITRI is grateful to our donors for their financial support for organizing this course.

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