Name Assoc. Prof. Sengdeuane WAYAKONE
Current position and field of Teaching

Director of Planning and International Cooperation

Academic carrier Title Institution Time

Bachelor of Science on Forest Engineering

University of Forestry, Vietnam

1983 - 1988

Master of Science on Ecotourism Management University Pertanian Malaysia 1994 - 1996
Doctor of philosophy in System Engineering University Putra Malaysia 1996 - 199
Lecturer on forest management College of Forestry 1990 - 1996

Lecturer on

  • Forest Management Planning,
  • Ecotourism Management,
  • Environmental Impact Assessment,
  • Regionalization of Development in GMS and Field Assessment
National University of Laos 1996 - Now
Job in Private business

Consultant on environmental impact assessment

Freeland consultant

1999 - Now

Research and Development projects of the last 5 years
  1. Wayakone S, (2010) “Forest Resource Management in Laving-Laveun: The Case of Vilaboury District, Savanhnakhet Province”  National University of Laos.
  2. Wayakone S. (2007) “An Assessment of Environemental Impactss of Tourism in Lao PDR in Lower Mekong Basin” MRC Environment Program, Activity C-007.
  3. Wayakone S. (2006) “Impacts of Tourism Development and Resource Assessment in Don Deth and Don Khorn Islands, Khong District, Champasack Province, Lao PDR”. NAGAO Natural Enviornment Foundation (NEF).
Cooperation with Industry in the last 5 years
  • Nam Theurn 2 Hydropower project company
  • Synohydro Co. Ltd
  • SINOMA Mining Development Co. Ltd
  • Watershed Management and Protection Authority
Patents and trademark rights None
Publications Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud, Mohd Zohadie Bardaie, Ahmad Shuib and Abdullah Mohn (1999) “Expert System for Tourism Development Impact and Resources Assessment” Journal of Social Sciences (Thailand). ISSN 0859-2055

Wayakone S., Ahmad Shuib and W.W Mansor (1997) “Residents’ Attitude towards Tourism Development in Dong Hua Sao Protected Area” Thai Journal of Forestry. 16:43-56.

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud, Mohd Zohadie Bardaie, Ahmad Shuib and Abdullah Mohn (1998) “Residents’ Attitude towards Future Impacts of Tourism Development in Langkawi.”Journal of the Institute for Development Studies (Borneo Review). 9(2): 123-134.

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud, Mohd Zohadie Bardaie and Ahmad Shuib (1997) “Expert System for Socio-Economic Impact Assessment.” Department of Natural Resource Economics UPM, Staff Paper No. 3/97

Wayakone S. (2006) “How Local Residents Perceived the Impacts of Tourism Development” Juth Pakai Jounal.  UNDP, Issue 7, ISSN 1813-3606.

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud and Ahmad Shuib (1996) “EIA Reports: How Local People Perceive the Values of Natural Resources.” In Mohamed Daud, Husaini Omar and Azlan Abdul Aziz (Eds.), Proceedings of the First Seminar on Comprehensive Expert System for EIA Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring. UPM (pp. 25-32).

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud and Ahmad Shuib (1997) “Categorization of the Plant Cover in EIA Report.” In Mohamed Daud, Husaini Omar and Azlan Abdul Aziz (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Seminar on Comprehensive Expert System for EIA Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring. UPM (pp.)

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud, M. Zohadie, Ahmad Shuib and M. Abdullah (1998) “Tourism Development in Langkawi: How Local Residents Perceive the Impacts.” Department of Natural Resource Economics UPM, Staff Paper No. 1/98

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud, M. Zohadie, Ahmad Shuib and M. Abdullah (1998) “Visitor Characteristics and Attitude towards Development in Langkawi.” Department of Natural Resource Economics UPM, Staff Paper No. 2/98 Salleh Mohd. Nor and Wayakone S. (1996) “ Ecotourism in Malaysia: A Status Report” Paper Presented at the Workshop on Ecotourism Administration and Service Delivery, Malaysia.              

Wayakone S., Mohamed Daud and Ahmad Shuib (1996) “EIA Reports: Expert System for Socio-Economic Impact.” In Mohamed Daud and Azlan Abdul Aziz (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Seminar on Comprehensive Expert System for EIA Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring. UPM (pp. 132-141).
Salleh Mohd. Nor and Wayakone S. (1996) “Sustainable Use of the Rattan in SEASIAwith Special Reference to Malaysia.” Paper presented at the Conference on Sustainable Use of the Non-Timber Product. U.K.

Wayakone S. (1999) “Preliminary Cost analysis of the 50 ha Trial Reforestation Sangthong.” Training and Model Forest, Dong Dok Department of Forestry, National University of Laos.
Xaidala K., Wayakone S. and Weingart J.B (2000) “Phou Pha Deuane Natural Trail Guide” Management Intervention Area, Dong Dok, Forestry Faculty, National University of Laos.

Wayakone S., (2002) “Environmental Awareness Building Strategy in the Mekong Basin in Lao PDR”. Report submitted to the MRCS, Cambodia.
Wayakone S., (2003) “Guideline for environmental Management Plan (EMP) for first year Program, Electricité Du Laos (EdL), Ministry of Industry and Handicraft.

Wayakone S., (2003) “On-Grid Component of SPRE II,  Environmental Screening Report (Environment Assessment Framework)” Electricité Du Laos (EdL), Ministry of Industry and Handicraft.

Wayakone S., (2003) “Southern Provincial Rural Electrification Project II Resettlement Action Plan Policy Framework for on-grid component. Electricité Du Laos (EdL), Ministry of Industry and Handicraft.

Wayakone S,(2003) “Willow Plantation Testing in the Mekong Riverbank Using SODA System” Ministry of Communication, Transport , Post and Construction  (MCTPC)

Wayakone S., (2003) “Impact of Tourism Development and resource assessment in Pak Ou Cave, Luangprabang World Heritage”, ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation.

Wayakone S, Latsamy.C and Fongkeo. B (2003) “Growth Performance of the Slow, Medium and Fast Growing Species in Plantation Area, Management Intervention Area, Faculty Forest” ASIA Research Centre, National University of Laos

Wayakone S, (2004) “Germination Test of the Fast Growing Indigenous Species Preparing for the Pilot Project on Road Slope Revegetation (Road erosion protection)”. Ministry of Communication, Transport, Post and Construction  (MCTPC)

Activity in Professional Organizations during the last 5 years Organizations Function Time period

ASEAN Biodiversity Center

Scientific Advisory Committee for Laos

2008 - Now

Duration of teaching work contact  
Overall teaching workload (teaching hour per week) 4-8 hour/week depending on semesters
Teaching workload for the master course None
Involvement in other study program
  • Master program on Forest Management and Rural Development (Faculty of Forestry
  • International Master Program on International Development Study
  • PhD program on Strategic Development (Mahasarakham Rajabhat University)