Sumernet

Experts

  • Thailand
  • Specialising in communications, Rajesh is a writer, researcher and filmmaker focusing on natural resources and governance issues in the Mekong region for the past 15 years. His special areas of interest include resource governance especially local forest management, knowledge systems, upland livelihoods and Mekong ecosystems.
  • Thailand
  • An ecologist and environmental economist by training, Dr. Hu Tao is a veteran with an insider’s perspective on China's environmental policy. With almost two decades of experience of working at the Policy Research Center of China's Ministry of Environmental Protection, Dr. Hu Tao has witnessed and participated in the formulation of a wide array of national environmental policy recommendations.
  • economics Vietnam
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
  • Dr. Chu Thai Hoanh has over 35 years of experience in research and management in agriculture and water management including: hydraulic modeling, crop modeling, optimization, and production supply-demand and climate change scenario analysis.
    Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Her work focuses on agriculture, natural resource management and rural livelihoods. Pin also contributes to communications for the centre and its projects, including the Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET).
    Agriculture Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Shaara Ainsley is a fisheries biologist with over a decade of research experience in California, Alaska, Southeast Asia, and Central America. Her responsibilities include project management, study design, data management and analysis, report writing and editing, and grant writing. She provides scientific advising for Central Valley clients on issues related to ESA-listed fish species in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, including delta smelt and salmonids. She participates each month in the Delta Smelt Scoping Team of the Collaborative Science and Adaptive Management Program.
    marine science, ichthyology, fisheries Mekong
  • Thailand
  • Aye is the Forest Governance and Gender Specialist at ECODEV/ALARM. She holds Master’s Degree Field Of StudyGender and Development Studies from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Forestry from University of Forestry, Yezin.
    gender, forestry Myanmar