Date: 18-22 February 2013
Venue: Rayong and Prachuap Khiri Khan Province
1. To make clear and get more information on location of coastal small-scale fisher groups with Fisheries Provincial officers.
2. To visit and interview leader of fisher’s group at coastal area of target site in Rayong and Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.
3. To collect the data by interviewing fishers at coastal area of target site in Rayong and Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.
The SEAFDEC-RIHN project, Component 4: Field survey for data and information collection of social and economic aspects, plan to collect the data two times in year 2013. The first survey on 18-22 February 2013 by dividing two teams for two sites (Rayong and Prachuap Khiri Khan Province). The interviewers of each site composed of three counterparts from RIHN, SEAFDEC and DOF, Thailand.
In Rayong Province, the sample size was estimated by extraction method that used the total number of fishers in target area around 1,312 fishers for calculation. The total extraction number of the survey is 297 samples including 27 fishers' groups. The SEAFDEC-RIHN and DOF staff collected the data by interviewing the fishers in two fisher's groups in Rayong Province. The samples at Rua Rop Ruan Prasae Fishers’ group was 11 samples, the main fishing gear was fish gill net. The samples at Nern Khor Fishers’ group was 25 samples, which the total sample was 35 samples. The main fishing gear was swimming crab gill net.
In Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, the total number of fishers in target area around 953 fishers. The total extraction number of the survey is 274 samples including 9 villages. At this time, the interviewer was collect the data in 4 fishers' groups, Ban Nongsamed (11 samples), Ban Khaek (12 samples), Ban Bangberd (11 samples), and Ban Pakklongbangsaphannoi (1 sample), the total sample was 35 samples.
All of the data of Rayong and Prachuap Khiri Khan will be input to excel program and sent to RIHN team at Japan for data analyzing. The second data collection will be held in the mid of year 2013 in the same provinces but different fishers' groups.