Saysongkham SAYAVONG

Land management, GIS

Head of DALaM’s GIS Unit and head of the component 2 of the FAO/SAMIS project

Address: Agricultural Land Use Planning Center (ALUPC), Department of Agricultural Land Management (DALAM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

Phone: +856 20 55 79 88 85

Email: saysongkhams5|DONTWANTSPAM|

Main fields of research and expertise

Saysongkham SAYAVONG has an experience in management of sloping land (soil and water conservation with farmers), farming system, soil survey and soil sampling, mapping of soil and land use/land cover, soil improvement, land suitability evaluation, participatory land use planning for agriculture and forestry, land resources information management system, and agro-ecological zoning.

Selected publications

SAYAVONG S, KAEWJAMPA N, KATAWATIN R, BOONTHAI IWAI C, MOUKOMLA S, OSZWALD J, PIERRET A. (2019). Mapping rubber stand ages in Luangnamtha district (Northern Laos) using NDVI and LSWI from Landsat images. Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 24. APST-24-02-10.

SAYAVONG, S., KAEWJAMPA, N., KATAWATIN, R., BOONTHAI IWAI C., MOUKOMLA S., OSZWALD J., PIERRET A. (2020) Recent Co-occurring Expansion of Rubber Tree Plantations and Land Use/Land Cover Change in Luangnamtha District, Northern Laos. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 16(1)

Sayavong, S. K. Sangkhasila, P. Srijantr. 2012. Land Use Planning for Efficient Agricultural Uses in Viengphoukha District, Luangnamtha Province, Lao PDR.