Strategy Workshop

Dawn Bouttasing

Dawn Bouttasing is a freelance documentarian. She is the founder and director of Green Laos Community (GLC) since 2009, which aims to educate indigenous peoples, supports small livelihood and conservation measures and to provide basic research skills to Khmu youth ethnic. The community focuses on Research Training and Trekking Field Trips for Khmu youths regarding how to conduct research on the relations of development projects and community livelihoods as well as basic mapping of biodiversity. All these activities were recorded as documentary films and available on YouTube under the title Lives of the Ou River.

Dawn Bouttasing has been involved in making few documentary films on livelihood and environment with few organizations. She is going to make another documentary on fishery in southern Laos called The story of fishermen before the dam.

Dawn Bouttasing