Sumernet

Experts

  • Louis Lebel has been with Chiang Mai University since 1999 and began working in Thailand in 1991. He has on-going research interests and a range of publications spanning ecology, epidemiology and public health, political science and environmental governance. He helps lead and coordinate the Mekong Program on Water, Environment and Resilience (M-POWER) a network of some 30 organizations committed to improving livelihood security, human and ecosystem health in the Mekong Region through democratizing water governance.
  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
  • Dr Tran Thanh Be earned his PhD in Agriculture from University of Sydney (ACIAR scholarship) in 2004 following a Masters of Systems Agriculture from University of Western Sydney - Hawkesbury (Winrock scholarship) in 1994. Dr. Be has been a driving force behind the sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong Delta region holding key research positions. He joined the Mekong Delta Development Institute in 1978 and rose to the position of Director. In 2010 he became the Director of Can Tho City Institute of Socio-Economic Development Studies.
    Agriculture Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Philippines
  • I am an enthusiastic, recent graduate in Development, Environment and Cooperation with a specialisation in Environmental Economics and Policy. I previously interned at the Stockholm Environment Institute – Asia Centre in Bangkok, contributing to a Regional Assessment led by SEI under the Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) on water scarcity issues arising from seasonal drought, inter-annual climate variability and climate change.
    Environmental governance Mekong
  • Cambodia
  • Lao PDR
  • Lao PDR
  • Thailand
  • Fiona Miller conducts research on the social and equity dimensions of environmental change in the Asia Pacific, notably Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as Australia. She has applied and theoretically-informed knowledge of society-environment relations, specialising in social vulnerability, society-water relations, resilience, adaptation and social impact assessment.
    Human Geography
  • 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
  • * Education Ph.D: 2008.09 – 2012.08, School of Environmental Science and Engineering Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)- South Korea; * Work Experiences 2012.08-present, Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Hue University of Science. Dean, Faculty of Environmental Science (2014-present); Head the Division of Environmental Ecology and Climate Change (2013-present) 2008.09 – 2012.08 PhD student, research assistant in Trace Metal Biogeochemistry lab.
    Climate Change Mitigation; Ecosystem Risk Assessment Vietnam