Jim Enright, Asia Coordinator
Jim as been the main organizer and facilitator of MAP's "In the Hands of the Fishers" (IHOF) program, starting with the first workshop in Trang, Thailand, in 1999. Since then, MAP has led 10 regional "fisherfolk to fisherfolk" workshops in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Jim has co-organized and co-facilitated 3 Ecological Mangrove Restoration (EMR) technical training workshops in India and Sri Lanka. He also oversees MAP's field projects with partners in Thailand, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and India.
Before joining MAP in 2000, he spent 7 years working with coastal resource issues in Thailand, as a national park interpreter in Khao Sam Roi Yot, Thailand's first coastal national park, and with the Thai NGO Yadfon Association, which promotes community-based coastal resource management (CBCRM) with coastal fishing communities in Trang. Jim has an honors degree in Environment Resource Studies with a specialty in international development.
Jim is based in Trang, southern Thailand, and speaks conversational Thai.
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