Dr Pakapun Skunmun was chosen by the Asian-Agri-History Foundation as the sole recipent for its annual award in 2014, for her paper The Bovine Hide Industry in Thailand published in the Journal of Asian Agri-History 18(2):153–166.

As winner of The Falvey Award, Dr Skunmun receives specific mention in the internationally indexed journal of the Society, a certificate and a cash award.

The Falvey Award is allocated for the “best paper on Asian agricultural history aspects of animal welfare, notable historical innovations associated with the past period of Indianization across Asia, or spiritual aspects of agriculture” from among those published in a volume of Asian Agri-History.