Student Thesis

Students at NRM field of study have conducted research in diverse areas concerning natural resources management in Asia. A list of completed Doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses over the last few years is provided below.

2017

Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Effect of Land Use Change on Smallholders’ Livelihood and Food Security in Northeastern Thailand [Ms Kanda Sakayarote], Published article
  2. Comparative Analysis on the Effects of Different Institutional Arrangements on Rural-Tourism Development in China: Case Study in Huangshan Mountain Area [Ms Qian Cheng], Published article 1Published article 2
  3. Local Perceptions on Polder Governance, Waterlogging and Salinity in Southwestern Coastal Region of Bangladesh: Implications for Adaptation Strategies [Mr. Md. Shariful Alam]. Published article 1

Master’s Thesis

  1. Assessment of Local Understanding of Provisioning Services from Agroforestry Practices: A Case Study in Borabue District of Maha Sarakham Province [Pronphan Pathase]
  2. Variation of Carbon Stock in Oak Forest: A Case Study of Panchase Conservation Area, Nepal [Asmita Poudel]
  3. Managing University Campus Forest for Climate Change Mitigation: A Case Study of the AIT Campus [Vasan Narang]
  4. Estimation of Carbon-Based Incentives for Early Action Measures in Thailand’s Forest Sector [Kanjana Bunviboolvat]
  5. An Evaluation of Carbon-Based Financial Incentives in Community Forest Management: A Case Study of Ban Nong Mek Pattana Community Forest [Usa Cherdchoo]
  6. An Assessment of Carbon Stock and the Economic Potential of Mangrove in Samuth Songkram, Thailand Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques [Kamonporn Upakankaew]
  7. Managing University Campus Land for Bioenergy Production: A Case Study of the Asian Institute of Technology [Wu Szu Kuang]
  8. An Assessment of the Constraints Faced by Small-Scale Farmers in Achieving Organic Certification and of the Benefits obtained: A Case Study in Chiang Mai Province [Kassirin Phiboon]
  9. Economic Value of Recreational Services: A Case of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam [Le Truong Ngoc Han]
  10. The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Agricultural Land Use in Giao Thuy District, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam [Nguyen Quang Huy]
  11. Villagers’ Assessment of the Impacts of Eucalyptus Plantations in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar [Yadanar Swam Htet Kyaw]

2016

Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Follow-Up To Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Cambodia: Towards New Approaches and Strategies [Mr. Sam Chanthy]. Published article
  2. Biomass estimation technique and carbon assessment and sequestration, Savannakhet, Lao PDR [Ms. Phutchard Vicharnakon]. Published article
  3. Social Preference and Economic Value of Ecosystem Services of Rice Irrigated Agriculture: A Case Study in Northeast Thailand [Mr Somsak Vivithkeyoonvong]. Published article
  4. Impact of Land Degradation on Crop Production in dry Zone Myanmar [Mrs Kyawt Kay Khaing Tun]. Published article
  5. Effect of Land Use Change on Ecosystem Services in Wang Thong Watershed, Northern Thailand [Ms Sunsanee Arunyawat]. Published article

Master’s Thesis

  1. Assessment of Soil Fertility Management Practices in Central Dry Zone of Myanmar [Ms Aye Aye Thin]
  2. Assessment of Constraints in Agriculture Production in the Dry Zone of Myanmar [Ms. Hnin Ei Win]
  3. Impact of Land Degradation on Crop Production in dry Zone Myanmar [Kyawt Kay Khaing Tun]
  4. Assessment of Soil Salinity Using Remote Sensing and Field-based Data in Meiktila District, Myanmar [Mr. Zaw Min Oo]
  5. Palm Oil for Biofuel Production and Its Impact on Food Security : Local and National Level Analysis in Thailand [Ms Neha Thapa]
  6. Stream Discharge Response to Climate Change and Land Use Change  in Tamor Basin, Nepal [Ms Sumitra KC]
  7. Factors Affecting Decision-Making of Farmers on Rice Farm Investment Under Changed Land Tenure Policy: A Case Study of Pyapon Township Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar [Ms Katikat Punbuatoom]
  8. Assessment of Land Tenure Security and Its Impact on Rural Farmers: A Case Study in Phyapon Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar [Ms Naw Dora]
  9. Assessment of the Role of Mangrove Conservation in Local Livelihood : A Case of Trapeang Sengke Community, Cambodia [Ms Mala Ing]
  10. Impact Assessment of Wetland Alliance Program Alternative Livelihood Programs on Livelihood of Beneficiary Households in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam [Mr Pradeep Baral]
  11. Assessment of Postharvest Drying Methods for Paddy in Maubin Township, Myanmar [Mrs Yin Hmwe]
  12. Effectiveness of Private Sector in Agricultural Extension Among the Mung Bean Growers of Pwintbyu Township in Magway Region, Myanmar [Mr Thet Ko Ko Latt]
  13. Analysis of Rice Farmers’ Time Utilization on Farming and Non-Farming Activities in Pyapon Township, Ayeyawaddy Region in Myanmar [Mr Nay Min Maung]

2015

Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Aquatic faunal abundance and diversity in relation to regimes of synthetic and natural pesticides in rice fields of central Thailand [Ms. Suthamma Maneepitak]
  2. Institutional Factors Affecting Land Use-Decision Making and Livelihoods: A Case Study of Doi Mae Salong, Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand [Miss Wirongrong Duangjai] Published article
  3. Effect of Land Use Change on Runoff and Sediment Yield in the Northwest of Vietnam  [Mr. Ngo Thanh Son] Published article
  4. Assessment of Oil Palm Intensification in Northeast Thailand: Impacts on Livelihood and Insights for Policy [Ms. Siriluk Somnuek]

Master’s Thesis

  1. Challenges and Responses of Farming Households to Labor Migration: A Case Study in the Dry Zone of Myanmar [Ms Eaindra Theint Theint Thu]
  2. Assessment of ALRO-Farmer Field School Program in Northern Thailand: Impact on Farm Management, Rice Productivity and Farm Income [Ms Chiranan Senanuch]
  3. Institutional Analysis of Extension Services and Capacity Development in the Agricultural Sector of Myanmar [Mr Nay Lynn Soe]
  4. Household Member’s Migration and Child Labor in Rural Areas of the Dry Zone of Myanmar : A Case Study in Kyauk Pa Daung Township [Ms Su San Win Pe]
  5. Analysis and improvement of cattle value chain in Meiktila Township, Myanmar [Mr. Min Thein]
  6. Household Food Security in Protected Area: Case Study of Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve in Son Dong District, Bac Giang Province, Vietnam [Mr Luu Van Duy]
  7. A Comparative Study of Socioeconomic Conditions and Livelihood Strategies of Community  Forest User Group and Non-Community Forest User Group in the Mangrove Forests of  Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar [Mr Ye Khaung]
  8. Land Use Changes and Impact on Local Livelihoods: A Case Study in Mt.Popa, Central Myanmar [Ms Thiri Hmwe Maung Maung]
  9. Effect of Land-Use Change on Water Balance in the Sekong, Sesan and Srepok (3S) Basin [Ms Srijana Thapa]
  10. An Economic Evaluation of Changes in Selected Ecosystem Services as a Result of Changes in Land-use/cover: A Case Study in the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest, Bangladesh [Mr Anishur Rahman]
  11. Willingness to Pay for the Conservation of Recreational Services in the National Park: A Case Study at Kirirom Nationa Park, Cambodia [Mr Phat Chandara]
  12. Impact of Community Based Ecotourism on the Livelihoods of the Local Community : Case Study in Tak Province, Thailand [Mr. Rishav Pokharel]
  13. Farmer’s Perception of Drought Impact on Agricultural Productivity and Rural Livelihood in Bamyan Province, Afghanistan [Mr Abdullah Nawrozi]

2014

Doctoral Dissertation

  1. Impacts of Multi-Stakeholder’s Involvement in Forest Fire Management in South Sumatra, Indonesia. [Eris Achyar]
  2. Negotiating Water Policy: Multi-stakeholders’ Negotiation in Prachinburi Sub-Watershed, Central Thailand. [Man Purotaganon]
  3. Use Value of Wild Aquatic Resources and Management Practices in Trapeang Thma Reservoir, Cambodia. [Loeung Kesaro]
  4. An Integrated Sustainability Assessment of Cotton Cropping Systems in Punjab, Pakistan: Techno-Economic Performances, Environmental Impacts and Eco-efficiency Analysis. [Asmat Ullah]
  5. Impact of Climate Change on Tourism in Mu Ko Surin National Park, Thailand. [Onanong Cheablam] Published article 1  Article 2 

Master’s Thesis

  1. Farming System Analysis of Irrigated Farms in Faisalabad, Pakistan. [Sobia Asghar]
  2. Assessment of Coastline Change in Relation to Human Activities in Hai Hau District, Nam Dinh Province of Vietnam using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System. [Nguyen Khac Viet Ba]
  3. Linking Rural Livelihood and Conservation in Hoang Lien National Park, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. [Ha Nguyen Thi Thuy]
  4. Agricultural Land Consolidation: A Case Study of Nam Truc District-Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. [Doan Thuy Linh]
  5. Socio-Economic Impact of Private Forestry Plantation on Local People in Yedashe Township, East- Bago Yoma Region, Myanmar. [Aung Kyaw Naing]
  6. Assessment of the Social_Economic Impact of Mining Industry on Local Livelihoods in Shan State, Myanmar. [Sai Kyaw Tun Oo]
  7. Small Scale Mud Crab Fishery of the Ayeyarwaddy: A Case Study of the Bogalay Township, Myanmar. [Khin Yadanar Oo]
  8. Effectiveness of Different REDD+ Pilot Projects on Forest Social-Ecological Systems in Nepal. [Shubhechchha Sharma]
  9. Land Fragmentation and Government Policy Responses in My Loc District, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. [Pham Thi Thanh Thuy]
  10. Farmers Group Participation  in Coffee Farming in Paksong District, Champasak Province, Lao PDR. [Malaykham Viphongxay]
  11. People’s Livelihood and Wetland Resources: A Study on Beung Kiat Ngong Wetland in Champasack Province, Lao PDR. [Soukphavanh Sawathvong]
  12. Investigating Farmer’s Perception of On-Farm Forest Reserves and Implications on Its Adoption: Case Study in Sakon Nakhon Province,  Thailand. [Dan Samitisirisuk]

2013

Doctoral Dissertation

  1. Assessment of Environmental and Socio- economic Benefits of Soil Conservation in Semi-arid Regions of Tanzania: The Case of Kondoa Eroded Area (Mr. Paul Jonas Ligonja) Published article
  2. Combined Assessment of Ecosystem Services and Livelihoods: An Integrated Social Ecological Approach in Singkarak Lake, West Sumatra, Indonesia (Ms Yuerlita)

Master’s Thesis

  1. Livelihoods Analysis of Affected Communities due to Nam Mang 3 Hydro Power Dam, Lao PDR (Miss Mayvong Sayatham)
  2. Visitors Perception of Environmental Impact Induced by Tourism and Their Wilingness to Pay to Preserve Environmental Condition at Mu Ko Chumpon National Park, Thailand ( Mr.Pisit Tuntipisitkul)
  3. Investigating Rubber and Non-Rubber Based Livelihoods in the Mountainous Area of Dien Bien District in Vietnam (Mrs. Do Thi Thanh Duong)
  4. Decision Pattern and Socio-Econoomic Factors Affecting Rural-to-Urban Land use Change in the Context of Urbanization: A Case Study of Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi, Thailand (Miss Panita Rattanasirichoke
  5. Farmers’ Perception on and Adaptation to Climate Change in Doi Mae Sa Long, Thailand (Miss Nuanwan Chaweewan)
  6. Social Impact Analysis of a Mangrove Reforestation Project: A Case Study in the Welu River Basin, Chanthaburi, Thailand (Miss Supaksiri Putthanavarat
  7. Assessment of Farmers’ Coping Strategies for Water Scarcity Under Rainfed Agriculture in the Dry Zone of Myanmar (Miss Soe Soe Htway)
  8. Major Socio-economic Factors Affecting Participation of Forest User Groups in Community Forestry through Different Management Approaches: A Case Study in Chin State, Myanmar (Mr. Ni Cung Thang)
  9. Customary Law in Water Resource Use and Management: A Case Study of M’Nong People in Dak Lak Procince, Vietnam (Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thiem)
  10. Investigating the Factors and Patterns of Q-GAP Adoption by Rice Farmers in Ayutthaya Province, Central Region of Thailand (Miss Saengabha Srisopaporn)

2012

Doctoral Dissertation

  1. Forest Resources use by Park Residents and Conservation Management in Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Bhutan [Om Nath Katel]
  2. Dynamism of Spate Irrigation Institutions in Changing Context of Economic Opportunities and State Interventions in Pakistan [Muhammad Asif Kamran]
  3. Improving Local Systems of Biodiversity Monitoring through Participatory Methods: The Case of Boen Chhmar Lake, Cambodia
  4. Investigating Irrigation Systems Performance Under Two Different Governance Situations: Case Studies in Punjab, Pakistan [Sajjad Ahmad]
  5. Human livelihoods and impacts on the vegetation of Machira National Park, Muzaffarabad district, Jammu and Kashmir Pakistan [Muhammad Ejaz Ul Islam Dar]   Published article 1   Article 2

Master’s Thesis

  1. Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Change on Farmers’ Livelihood in the Center of Vietnam : Case Study in Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province [Miss Pham Thi Ly]
  2. Community-Based Fishery Resource Management in the Context of Climate Change: Case Study in Tam Giang – Cau Hai Lagoon, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam  [Mr. Hoang Dung Ha]
  3. Forestland Allocation and Livelihood Assets of the Poor Households in Upland Area of Vietnam: A Case Study at Thuong Nhat Commune, Nam Dong District, Thua Thien Hue Province [Mr. Le Van Lan]
  4. Organic Carbon Sequestration in Soil Aggregates Under  Different Cropping Patterns in Khulna, Bangladesh [Mrs. Sonia Nasrin]
  5. Forest Fire Management and the Social Ecological System in the Community Forest of Siwalik Region in Nepal [Mr. Lok Mani Sapkota]Published article
  6. A Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Rice Farming, Fishing, and Rice Farming CUM Fishing Households in Tonle SAP Great  Lake Area in Cambodia [Mr. Theng Lipine]
  7. Detecting Land Use and Land Cover Change Using Remote Sensing and GIS: Case Study of Tam Nong District, Phu Tho Province, Vietnam [Mr. Phan Thanh Noi]
  8. Impacts of  Resettlement Program Associated with DAM Construstion on Natural Resource Access and Household’s Livelihoods  in Thua Thien Hue  Province,  Vietnam [Miss Pham Thi Nhung]
  9. Using Multi – Temporal MODIS Data for Mapping the Paddy Rice Cultivation Area in Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam [Mr. Le Van Dung]
  10. Evaluation and Prediction of Soil Erosion Using SWAT Model at the  Black River Basin, Northwestern Region of Vietnam: A Case Study of Hoa Binh Province [Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan]
  11. The Sustainable Livelihood Options to Reduce Pressures on  Natural Reources in Xuan Nha Nature Reserve –  Northwestern Vietnam [Miss Nguyen Thi Luyen]
  12. An Assessment of Soil Salinity Problems, their Impact on Rice Cultivation and Coping Strategies of Local Farmers: A Case Study in Pyapon Township, Ayeyarwaddy Delta Region, Myanmar  after Cyclone Nargis [Miss Khin Mar Myo]
  13. Farmers’ Perception and Adaptation to Climate Change Throung Agriculture in the  Dry  Zone Area of Myanmar [Mr. Lwin Maung Maung Swe] Published article
  14. Predicting the Location of Vulture Colonies in the Northern and Eastern Plains of Cambodia [Mr. Pech Bunnat]
  15. Land Use Change and Its Effect on Biodiversity in Chiang Rai Province of Thailand [Md. Ali Akber] Published article
  16. Livelihood strategies and mangrove resource use in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Divh province, Vietnam [Tran Thi Hoa]
  17. Visitors’ perception of environmental impact induced by tourism and their willingness to pay to preserve environmental condition at Mu Ko Chumphon National Park, Thailand [Pisit Tuntipishitkul]

2011

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Biophysical and Social Dimensions of Land Use and Reforestation in Kanchanaburi, Thailand [Thirapong Santiphop] Published article
2. Land degradation in Pishin sub-basin, Pakistan: an analysis of socioeconomic determinants and conservation measures [Said Qasim] Published article
3. Land degradation and rural livelihood in Samnalawewa catchment, Sri Lanka [EPN Udayakumara] Published article   Article 2
4. Payments for Environmental Services as Enabling Conditions for Sustainable Forest Management in Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam [Tran Nam Thang]
5. Land use options and strategies for food availability and land conservation in Yogyakarta, Indonesia [Partoyo] Published article
6. Community-based Co-management Mechanism of Forest Resources: A Case Study  of Baishuijiang National Natural Reserve, China [Zhu Ting]
7. Sustainable Livelihood Under The Pattern of Community-Based Forest Resources Co-Management in Northwest China [Chen Haiyun]

Master’s Thesis

1. Impact Assessment of Community‐Based Forest Management in the Philippines: The Case Study of CBFM Sites in Nueva Vizcaya. [Elizabeth Tomas Carig]
2. Mangrove Ecosystem Services: The Case of Tran De District, SOC Trang‐Vietnam. [Tang Phuong Gian]
3. Effect of Land Reform Development Project on Livelihood: A Case Study of Bor Lek Long Subdistrict, Long District, Phrae Province, Thailand. [Niramon Kaewkallaya]
4. Livelihoods and Changes in Newly Declared Band‐e‐Amir National Park, Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan. [Abdul Aziz Mohibbi]
5. Impact of Climate Change on Food Security: The Case of Agriculture in Makawanpur District of Nepal. [Namita Nepal] Published article
6. Attitudes and Perceptions of Fishermen Towards the 25‐year old Seasonal Closed Measure in Phang‐Nga and Krabi Bays, Thailand. [Sampan Panjarat]
7. Perceptions of an Invasive Plant species, Mimosa pigra, and the Management Strategies Used to combat it in Chhlong District, Cambodia. [Samridhi Rijal]
8. Research Study: Boulders on The Reef: Biodiversity and Climate Change in the Cook Islands: Are We Walking the Talk? [Anna Elizabeth Tiraa]
9. Potential and Prospect for Sustainable Cultivation of Jatropha curcas in Palpa District, Nepal. [Kiran Upreti]
10. Diversity and Dynamics of a Secondary Lowland Rainforest in Thua Thien Hue Province, Central Vietnam. [Van Thi Yen]
11. Socioeconomic Profile and Food Security Status of Small‐Scale Farmers around the Nong Han Lake, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. [Wipawa Chuenchit]

2010

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Remote Sensing Modeling for Estimating Methane Gas Emission from Irrigated Paddy Fields in Thailand [Swettachat Srisurat]
2. Institutional Dynamism and Performance of Irrigation Systems: A Comparative Study between Nepal and Thailand [Ram Chandra Bastakoti]
3. Determinants of Land Use Change in Prasae Watershed, Thailand: Role of Land Security [Nareeluck Wannasai] Published article
4. Exploring Conditions for Sustainability of Community Forest Management in Nam Dong District, Central Vietnam [Mr. Ngo Tri Dung]
5. Developing GIS Based Decision Support System for Soil and Water Conservation : A Case Study of the Upper Nam Heng Watershed, Northern, Thailand [Somnuck Pongsai] Published article
6. Influence of Coastal Land Use, Fisheries and Socio-Economics on Natural Resources Degradation in Pattani Bay, Thailand [Mr. Akom Sowana] Published article
7. Impact of armed conflict on community-based forest governance and management in Nepal [Birendra Karna]
8. Contribution of NTFPs (Non-Timber Forest Products) to livelihood in Upper Humla, Nepal [Rabindra Roy]
9. Enhancement of Rural Livelihoods in Thailand: An Application of Sufficiency Economy Approach in Community Economic Development. [Wanchat Suwankitti]

Master’s Thesis

1. Effectiveness of Beach Management Units in Managing Fisheries Resource and Improving Livelihood of the Local Communities in Mafia District, Tanzania
2. Community Based Fisheries Management: A Case Study in Tam Giang-Cau Hai Lagoon, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam
3. Comparative Assessment of Land Management Approaches  in  Bhutan: Case Studies from Dagana and Chukha Districts [Yeshey Pickee] Published article
4. Conflicts in Forest Resources Usage and Management: Case Study of Phong Dien Natural Reserve,  in Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam
5. NOMADS to Migrants: Changing  Livelihoods and Grazing Patterns of Bayan Onjuul Soum (TUV AIMAG) in Mongolia
6. Economic Valuation of Protected Areas: Application of CVM and TCM Approaches in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
7. Socio-technical Assessment of  Payment for Environmental Services (PES) Scheme : A Case Study of   Kulekhani Watershed, Nepal
8. Mapping Landslide Hazard and Developing Land Capability Based Management Practice in Central Java , Indonesia
9. Assessing the Vulnerability of People’s Livelihood in Far-Western  Nepal: Implications on Adaptation to Climate Change
10. An Assessment of Foreign Land Acquisition Processes in Four GMS Countries: Case Studies of Impacts on Livelihoods in Cambodia and Lao PDR
11. Carbon Stock in Biomass and Soil of Private Mangrove Plantations (Rhizophora apiculata BI.) in Yisan  Sub-District, Amphawa District, Samut Songkram Province, Thailand
12. Assessment of the Impact of Sand-dust Storms on Oasis Agriculture in Arid Area: A case study of Bugur Country, Northwest China
13. Research Study: Local People’s Participation in Community Forest Management: A Case Study from Con Cuong District, Nghe An, Vietnam
14. An Investigation into the Household Level Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise (SLR) in  the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh: Risks, Perceptions and Adaptation
15. Factors Affecting Attitude of Shrimp Farmers on Voluntary Environmental Management in Coastal Samut Sakhon Province, Thailand
16. Impact of  Multi Stakeholder Forest Projects on the livelihood of Ethnic People in Doi Mae Salong, Chiang Rai, Thailand

2009

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Consequences of land use change on land quality, water resource and food availability in Phatthalung watershed, Thailand [Anisara Pensuk] Published article
2. An assessment of wildlife habitats and human threats for wildlife conservation and protected area management: a case study in Phu Khieo wildlife sanctuary in Chaiyaphum provice, Northeast Thailand [Suchart Podchong]

Master’s Thesis

1. Investigating the resilience of natural resource-based livelihoods to natural disaster: case study of a cyclone Nargis affected area, Myanmar
2. A comparative analysis of energy use patterns in small and large scale irrigated rice farming systems: a case study in the central region of Thailand (Research study)
3. Role of animal husbandry and participatory technology development in agro-pastoralist livelihoods: a case study of Gongshan county, Northwest Yunnan province, China [Shicai Shen] Published article
4. Local peoples participation in community forest management: a comparison between Ban Huai Kaeo and Ban Mae Kam Pong, Huai Kaeo subdistrict Mae-On district, Chiang Mai province, Thailand [Sorawit Na Nong Kai]
5. The impact of water resources degradation on agricultural land use productivity and rural livelihoods in Deh-Sabz district, Afghanistan [Muhammad Ajmal Rahimy]
6. Influence of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on the growth of agricultural crops in Arsenic amended soil, Bangladesh [Bayezid Mahmud Khan]
7. Perception of and adaptation to climate change by farmers in different ecological zones of the western development region of Nepal [Ms. Sujata Manandhar]
8. Assessment of the socioeconomic services and uses of watershed under traditional forest management and practices: a study of Sikhu Khola catchment in Nepal [Sapana Lohani]
9. Land use change and its impacts on rural livelihood in Ratanakiri province, Cambodia [Vorn Vichheka]
10. Linkages of the agroforestry system and the food security of farm household in upland rural area: case study in Kalaw township, Myanmar [Mya Hpoo Ngone]
11. Impact assessment of Bamboo harvesting in the Seima biodiversity conservation area, Mondulkiri province, Cambodia [Mann Mouy]
12. Gender-based community participation in biodiversity conservation activities: a case study from Ratchaburi, Thailand [Thitikan Satchabut]
13. Assessment of adoption and benefits of the contour farming system in Pin Laung, township, Inle watershed area, Sohern Shan state, Myanmar [Thin Nwe Htwe]
14. Factors and impact of participation on the operation and maintenance of an irrigation system in Nepal: a case study of the Babai irrigation project [Ravi Gyawali]
15. Farmers perception of the impact of new governance arrangements on the performance of selected irrigation systems in Punjab province, Pakistan [Sajjad Ahmad]
16. Impact of the drying out of the Aral sea on land degradation and its implication on the agricultural production in Uzbekistan [Motorina Mariya Sergeyevna]

2008

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Local Respones to Changing Contexts of Natural Resources management: Case Study at Lembang Sub-Watershed of West Sumatra, Indonesia [Mahdi]

Master’s Thesis

1. Status, options and challenges in soil and water conservation in Bhutan: an implication for sustainable land management. [Chhimi Rinzin]
2. Interaction of Local People and Protected Forest: a study of Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve and Recreational Park, West Sumatra province, Indonesia. [Yulinda]
3. An Impact Evaluation of a Socio-economic development program on poverty reduction and resoruces management in ethnic minorities and mountainous areas of Vietnam: a case study in Sondong district, Bac Giang province. [Nong Huu Duong]
4. Land use change and its implications on livelihoods in the upper Ca river basin: a case study in Ky Son district, Nghe An province, Vietnam [Vo Huu Cong]
5. Conservation of migratory birds at Khazar natural reserve through application of CBNRM: case study of Gyzyl Suw settlement, Turkmenistan
6. GIS-Aided Marine Conservation Planning and Management: A Case Study in Phuquoc Island, Vietnam [Mai Ky Vinh]
7. Linkage of Land Use Change and Climate with Soil Erosion and Rice Productivity in Ninhthuan Province, Central Vietnam [Bao Van Tuy]
8. Resource Use and Conflict in Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand: A Case Study on People – Park Interaction [Pornpita Khiangpukhiaw]
9. Compliance with Community Forest Management: A Case Study of Nam Dong in Central Vietnam [Nguyen Quang Hoa Anh]
10. Design of Guidelines for Nature Conservation Education for Children: A Case Study of Phong My Secondary School, Thuan Thien Hue Province, Vietnam [Mai Quang Huy]
11. Co-Management of Protected Areas in Central Vietnam: Applications for Conservation Planning [Nguyen Dai Anh Tuan]
12. Effectiveness of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and Its Working Bodies in Overcoming the Aral Sea Crisis: Assessment of the Situation in Dashoguz, Turkmenistan [Bekmurad Eyeberdiyev]
13. Economic Valuation of Wetlands According to Different Management Scenarios: A Case Study in Honghu Wetland Hubei Province, Central China [Juan Du]
14. Condition and Value of Secondary Forest in Laos: An Analysis Along a Gradient of Accessibility in Luang Prabang [Puwadej Meknapapong]
15. The Effects of Selective Logging on Population and Regeneration of Important Timber Species and on Habitat Quality in Thuong Quang Commune, Nam Dong District, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam [Pham Cuong]
16. Participatory Integrated Watershed Management and Impact on Livelihood: A Case Study from Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal [Umila Pandey]
17. Assessment of a Co-Management Initiative for Protected Area Governance and Development at Teknaf Game Reserve in Bangladesh [Rezaur Rahman]
18. Indigenous Institutions in Community Forest Management in a Changing Context: A Case Study in Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya, India [Evanshainia Syiem]
19. Effect of Land Use Change and Climate on Surface Runoff and Water Balance : The Case of Mae Kam Mee Watershed, Northern Thailand [Thian Wittayawarakul]
20. Managing Wetland Forests for Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Study of Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb.) in Khuan Khreng Peat Swamp, Thailand[Nongnuch Lomwong]
21. Case study of GYZYL SUW Settlement, Turkmenisthan Hunthing and its consequences, social Implications. [Ruslan Ovezdurdyyev]

2007

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Biodiversity conservation in Nepal: an appraisal of national policies and local practices under community forestry [Sarba Khadka]
2. Protected area and local livelihood: a study of people-forest interaction in Barisan Nature reserve west Sumatra, Indonesia [Yonariza]
3. Sustainable land use options for enhancing carbon sequestration, plant diversity and productivity in Thailand [Nalina  Gnanavelrajah] Published article 1      Article 2
4. Biology and management of home gardens in Southwestern Bangladesh [Kabir]
5. What drives land use/cover change? Some evidence from remote central Vietnamese district [Thiha]

Master’s Thesis

1. Land evaluation in an agricultural land reform area using geographical information system: a case study in Pluak Deaeng district, Rayong procaine, Thailand [Rujee Rodcha]
2. User-s perception of a privatized water supply system: a comparative case study in Dhaka, Bangladesh [Tanzeem Iqbal Ali]
3. Existing utilization and income contribution from Ratan, Cardamom, and Aromatic species of local villages in Fewang District, Vientiane, Lao PDR [Bae  Pheaxay]
4. Assessment for grain for green program in ethnic poor areas in China [Long Quingsong]
5. Fish production and management performance of Trap ponds in the Tung Kula Ronghai area, Surin Province, Thailand [Pongsai Chansri]
6. Natural regeneration and tree species composition of selected forest association in the Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam [Dao Thi Chau Ha]
7. Forest condition change and local livelihoods in post-armed conflict area: a case study of Manwin village in Kchin state, Northern Myanmar [Salai Cung Lian Thawng]
8. Conservation of Baccaurea sylvesris and Scaphium lychnophorum tree species: monitoring and propagation in Nam Dong district, Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam [Hoang Thi Hong Que]
9. Biodiversity inventory rice fields: case study in Boung Vha village, Kaisorn Phomviha District, Savannakhet province, Lao PDR
10. Black-necked cranes in Bhutan: migration routes, threats and conservation [Phurba Lhendup]
11. Marine and coastal resources management related tourism, and perception on marine and coastal resource conservation at Koh Tao, Suraththani province, Thailand [Rutchakon Sedthachatanan]
12. Public participation GIS for community forest management in Li watershed, Lamphun province, Northern Thailand [Ubonwan Sintopan]
13. A traditional integrated land use system of Yi In the cool mountains and high altitude areas: a case study in Liangshan Yi prefecture, Ichuan province, PR China [Luo Zhitie]
14. Prospects for cultivation of two key Non-Timber Forest Product species in Nam Dong District, Vietnam [Ha Van Tiep]
15. Tragedy in common or mutual success: assessment of community-based forest management in Western Thailand [Galli Demio]
16. Environmental conservation policy in Bhutan: impacts and implication on rural livelihood and natural resources [Thinley Gyamtsho]
17. Management of Non-timber Forest Prodcuts (NTFPs) for rural livelihood: a case study in Phonxay district, LuangPrabang province, Lao PDR [Dalivanh Samontry]
18. The contribution of wild aquatic resources for community livelihood in Kandieng district, Pursat province, Cambodia [Say Tom]
19. Use of component in rice-fields: a case study in Vungva village, Kayson Phomvihan district, Savanakhet Province, Lao PDR. [Bounmai Khounvesai]

2006

Doctoral Dissertation

1. Development of a methodology for soil erosion hazard assessment in Upper Kaligarang Watershed, Indonesia [Rohlini]   Published article

Master’s Thesis

1. An assessment of drought risk area using geographic information system : a case study in Savannakhet Province of Lao PDR [Kaisorn Thanthathep]
2. Harvesting techniques and market analysis of selected non timber forest products in Bolikhan District, Bolikhamxai Province, Lao PDR [Sisavath Homdara]
3. People’s perception of and participation in decentralized fisheries policies in Cambodia : a case study from Phneat-Kohpongsat Community Fishery, Banteay Meanchey Province [Norng Sivouthan]
4. Contribution of the flooded forest to the livelihoods of rural families in Cambodia : a case study of two community fisheries in Aek Phnom District, Battambang Province [Rous Chanthy]
5. Community-based fisheries management : a case study of Doun L’a and Spean Krong Community Fisheries in Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia [Mom Sitha]
6. GIS approach to investigate the potential areas for irrigation development in Mae Mok Sub-Basin, Northtern Thailand [Jitsuda Intumarn]
7. Impact of community forest establishment : a case study of Nyaung Shwe Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar [Kyaw Oo]
8. Social forestry in the Matamuhuri Reserve Forest of the Chittagong Hill Tract, Bangladesh : impacts and implications [Mohammed Ruhul Amin]
9. Impact assessment of social forestry projects on the government forestlands in Bangladesh : a case study of Vannara and Jathila Forest Community Groups in Dhaka Forest Division [Ahmed Niamur Rahman]
10. Impacts of participatory social forestry practiced in Madhupur Sal forests, Bangladesh [Molla M. M. Rahman]
11. Productivity and revenue of plantations in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh [S.M. Golam Mowla]
12. Institutional analysis of integrated water resources management in Prachin Buri Sub Watershed, Prachin Buri Province, Central Thailand [Charurin Pholhinkong]
13. Participatory fisheries management : a case study of Boeung Chun Len Reservoir Community Fisheries in Kandal Province, Cambodia [Cheav Vichak]
14. Land evaluation for sustainable agricultural development in Da Nhim Watershed, Vietnam : an application of the parametric method in GIS environment [Tran Thi Hoang Anh]
15. Socio-economic assessment of community fisheries : a case study of Chong Kneas Community Fisheries, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia [Sok Long]
16. Assessment of agro-biodiversity in a changing shifting cultivation landscape : a case study of Bhumlingchowk VDC, Gorkha District, Nepal [Rojee Suwal]
17. People’s participation in community-based forest management : a case study of the Sino-German Forest Project in Wuding County, Yunnan Province, China [Zhou Rong]
18. Economic importance of wetland resources and community participation : a case study in Tanguar Haor, Bangladesh [Md. Humayun Kabir]
19. Productivity of local farmers’ eucalyptus plantations and their livelihood in Khanthabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic [Khamsay Diengsady]
20. Protected area management and local communities : the case study of Phou Khao Khouay NBCA, Thaphabath District, Bolikhamxay Province, Lao PDR [Thavy Phimminith]
21. Impact of hills leasehold forestry and forage development program in the Siwalik : a case study of Makwanpur District in Nepal [Devi Chandra Pokhrel]
22. Collaborative forest management in Parsa District, Nepal : a study on stakeholders’ perception and participation [Krishna Prasad Osti]
23. Factors influencing soil conservation practices in Siwalik-Terai Region : a case study of the Badhari Sub Watershed of Dhanusha District, Nepal [Bipin Kumar Jha]
24. Scope and limitation of community based conservation practice in Cambodia : case study of Prek Toal Core Area Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve [Ou Chouly]
25. Community based forestry management for livelihood improvement in Lao PDR : a case study in Sangthong District, Vientiane Municipality [Sinthon Phoumkhanouane]
26. Environmental awareness and farming behavior of farmers in Inle Lake Nyaung Shwe Township, Myanmar [Bo Bo Lwin]

2005

Doctoral Dissertation

1. A simulation study of the fate of radiocesium-137 in soil-plant systems around Ongkarak Nuclear Research Center, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand

Master’s Thesis

1. A study on the national policies and local practices of swidden cultivation in Bhutan: a case study from Chhukha District. [Medon Yaganagi]
2. Study on problems and remedies in participatory forest management of Kanneliya-Deliyagala-Nakiyadeniya forest in Galle District, Sri Lanka. [Mes. Pushpa N.K.Malalasekera]
3. Prospects for domestication and marketing of selected non-timber forest products in the mid-hills of Nepal: a case study of Ghatte Khola Sub-Watershed,Dolakha District. [Arun Dhakal]
4. GIS-aided spatial and temporal mapping of reservoir water quality in an agricultural watershed: a case study of Mae Thang Reservoir, Northern Thailand. [Warinya Thothong]
5. The contribution of agroforestry in mountainous areas of Vietnam to farm household’s income: the case study of Agroforestry Projects in Quan Hoa District. [Nguyen Dang Nhat]
6. GIS aided land evaluation for sustainable agricultural development in Tri Ton, An Giang, Vietnam. [Nguyen Thanh Son]   Published article
7. Indigenous agroforestry system: a case study of Bawm indigenous community in Bandarban District, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. [Abu Sadat Moniruzzaman Khan]
8. Utilization and marketing of wood products under community forestry program in Terai Region of Nepal: a case study in Kanchanpur District. [Krishna Datta Bhatta]
9. Non-timber forest product utilization for livelihood of people: a case from Baitadi District, Nepal. [Sagun Bista]
10. Application of GIS in monitoring the soil erosion in sloping agricultural lands: a case study in Uma Oya Watershed, Sri Lanka. [Sathiyavaani Kokularamanan]
11. Assessment of rural water supply with an emphasis on people’s participation and benefits: a case study of rural water supply in Limutichhu Watershed, Western Bhutan. [Mr. Karma Dupchu]
12. Community-based fisheries management: a case study in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. [Leng Sy Vann]

2004

Master’s Thesis

1. Policy review and suggestions for improvements to coastal structures in Sri Lanka: a case study in Kirinda and Hikkaduwa Areas. [Darshani Tharanga Pemasiri]
2. Dynamics of the physico-chemical erodibility factors of soil under different management scenarios in the watersheds of Chiang Mai, Thailand. [Assefa Gizaw Meka]
3. Local people’s participation in community forest management: a case study of Mae Tha Sub-district, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. [Parichat Wongkerdsuk]
4. Community based fisheries management in Cambodia: a case study of Chruy Chek Reservoir community fisheries in Kampong Cham Province. [Heov Kim Sreng]
5. Social dynamism of farmer irrigation management: a case study of Muang-Fai systems in Klong Tabo Watershed, Thailand. [Prasert Rangkla]
6. Prospects for commercial production of high valued non timber forest products in Terai Region of Nepal: a case study of Bara District. [Shree Bhagwan Prasad Gupta]
7. Problems and prospects of private forestry in Terai Nepal: a case study of Siraha and Sunsari Districts. [Shekhar Kumar Yadav]
8. Participatory forestry project in Sri Lanka: a comparison between protective woodlots and farmers woodlots in Kurunegala District. [S. A. Sumudusiri Geethani]
9. A survey of ecotourism in the Sundarbans. [Shahida Khanom]
10. Forest use pattern and forest dependency in Nam Dong District, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam. [Tran Nam Thang]
11. Participatory irrigation management practices in Vietnam: a comparative study of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang Provinces. [Pham Thi Dung]
12. RS/GIS aided land use zoning for natural resources management in Bang Khunsai, Phetchaburi, Thailand. [Ubon Musekawat]
13. Peoples’ perception and participation towards integrated natural resource conservation: a case study from Nepal. [Shiva Kumar Wagle]
14. Assessment of local conflict resolution practices in community forest user groups: a case study of Dhankuta District, middle hill of Nepal. [Govind Bahadur Shrestha]
15. Impact of road construction on biodiversity in Lao PDR: a case study of Dong Phou Vieng National Biodiversity Conservation Area in Savannakhet Province. [Somsanouk Vongsomphou]

2003

Master’s Thesis

1. Effects of poverty alleviation and sustainable natural resources management in Nam Tong watershed in Lao PDR. [LiengsoneSomphathay]
2. Contribution of agroforestry to livelihood: a case study of Bara and Rautahat districts, Nepal. [LalBahadur PrasadKurmi]
3. Analysis of market and financial incentives in promoting private forests in Dhanusa district, Nepal. [BhavaDhungana]
4. Economic valuation of community forest resources in the middle hills of Nepal: a case study of Kathmandu district. [Durga RajNiraula]
5. Growth study of neem provenance trial at Nam Suang Forest Research Centre, Lao P.D.R. [VongvilayVongkhamsao]
6. Contribution of community forestry to the livelihood of disadvantaged groups : a case study of Baglung and Kaski districts, Nepal.[ KedarNathPaudel]
7. Benefit to farmers of producing fuelwood from agroforestry to replace cow dung as a fuel in Terai region of central Nepal: a case study in Parsa district. [Hiralal PrasadKushwaha]
8. Implementation status of community forestry operational plans in the Terai of Nepal: a case study in Kailali district. [Ramesh Bahadur Chand]
9. Land suitability classification for sugarcane in Suphanburi province, Thailand using GIS. [SupapornSukpinid]
10. Impacts on farmers’ livelihood of the upland conversion project in Yangtze River watershed, Sichuan province, PR China. [Wen Shao]
11. Performance of sissoo (Dalbergiasissoo) plantations in Bangladesh.[Shaik Md. Yousuf Hossain]
12. Community forest management and linkages between forest and water resources: a case study of GiangCai village in northern Vietnam. [ Hoang Thanh Tam]
13. Natural resource bases and livelihood system analysis for community development: a study of Chilika Lake.[ShibaniRosyshree Mishra]
14. Local involvement in ecotourism development in Thailand: the case of Mu Koh Chang National Park, Trat province. [KanisaraChetbandit]
15. The impact of local people’s participation in forest concession management in Cambodia: a case study of the COLEXIM forest concession company in Kampong Thom province. [Phan Kamnap]
16. Seed viability and germination techniques for four indigenous tree species in Lao P.D.R. [BansaThammavong]
17. Assessing the evolution, status, and future implications of forest resources management in the inner Himalayas of the Kingdom of Bhutan. [Lam Dorji]

2002

Master’s Thesis

1. The impacts of a community forestry project in the northwest watershed of Cambodia: case study of Chan Sar community forestry, Siem Reap Province. [Chan Danith]
2. A study on wildlife trade in Southeast Asia and the current status of wildlife trading trend in Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand. [KhinMaungTun]
3. Management of a seed production : a case study in Dongnatat conservation area in Khanthabouly District Savannakhet Province, Lao P.D.R. [KhamphoneMounlamai]
4. Identification of “priority tree species for household plantations and seed sources management” in southern part of Lao PDR. [BounNhongPathammavong]
5. Farmers’ perceptions on soil and water conservation farming in dry land management in MagwayTownship, dry zone of Myanmar. [Lucas Cin Than Kham]
6. Spatial modeling for land degradation assessment using remote sensing data & GIS: a case study of Daungnay watershed, Magway District, Myanmar. [S. Cung Chin Thang]
7. Institutional coordination in watershed management planning and implementation: a case study of Kumpur Sub-Watershed Management Project in Dhading District, Nepal. [Puspa RamThapa]
8. Contribution of community forestry to the livelihood of local participants in the middle hills of Nepal: a case study Makwanpur District. [SekharWagle]
9. Economic assessment of community forestry in inner terai of Nepal: a case study from Chitawan District. [Durga Bahadur Karki]
10. Institutionalizing forest user groups through the practice of community forestry in Nepal: a case study in Tanahun District, western development region. [Rameshwar Pandit]
11. Linkages among land, water and forest resources and their institutional dynamism: a case study from Chitwan District of Nepal. [Kanchan Thapa]
12. An evaluation of initial results of natural forest allocation to local community: a case of Thuy Yen Thuong village in central region of Vietnam. [Ngo Tri Dung]
13. Zoning and management of razor clam (Solenstrictus Gould) in the muddy coastal zone between the Mae Klong and Tha Chin Rivers, Thailand. [BenjaratPattanapong]
14. Harvesting techniques and market analysis of selected non timber forest products in Makawanpur District, Nepal. [Tek NarayanMaraseni]
15. Land use change and its implication on soil erosion hazard in Lam PhraPhloeng watershed, NakhonRatchasima, Thailand. [Chayanee Chandraprabha]
16. Local people’s participation in mangrove forest management: a case study of GIAO Thuy District, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. [Dao thi Minh Chau]
17. Problems and prospects of agroforestry development in the central development region of Terai in Nepal: a case study in Bara district. [Rajdev Prasad Yadav]
18. Improving food security through sustainable watershed development; a case study of Mae Tun watershed, Chiangmai, Thailand. [Chakkrit Thongthap]
19. Generation of 3D virtual geographic environment based on laser scanning data. [Jie Du]
20. Forest land use dynamics and community-based institutions in a mountain watershed in Nepal: implications for forest governance and management. [Ambika Prasad Gautam]

2001

Master’s Thesis

1. Influences of conservation initiatives on livelihood of local communities and their attitudes towards conservation policy: a case study of Pu Mat Nature Reserve, Vietnam. [Do Anh Tuan]
2. Suitability and productivity analysis of community forestry woodlot species in Dhaka Forest Division, Bangladesh. [Md. EnamulKabir]
3. Mapping soil erosion susceptibility using remote sensing and GIS: a case study of the upper Nam Wa watershed, Nan province, Thailand. [KrishnaBahadur K. C.]
4. Facilitating community-based natural forest management: a participatory action research project on collaborative forest management in Daocai village, Mao County, Sichuan province, China. [Weijie Deng]
5. Evaluation of community forest management practices in Terai region of Nepal: a case study of Rauthat and Dhanusha districts. [Jeevan Kumar Thakur]
6. The impact of community forestry in the middle hills of Nepal: a case study of the Tinau watershed, Palpa district. [Vijay Singh Shrestha]
7. Comparative study of community forestry in the hill and Terai regions of Nepal: a case study from Palpa and Rupandehi districts. [Shoharat Prasad Thakur]
A comparative study of community development groups’ performance in watershed management activities: a case study of Adam Khola sub-watershed in Dhading district, Nepal. [Arjun Kumar Thapa]
8. Performance of local irrigation institutions in changing watershed conditions: a study of JhikhuKhola watershed, Nepal. [Kanchana Upadhyay]
9. A comparative study of municipality and village area community forest management in Nepal. [Yadav Prasad Dhital]
10. Implementation of operational plans in community forestry management in the middle hills of Nepal: a case study of forest user groups in Dhading district. [Sarita Pachhai]
11. Land use adjustment based on watershed classification using remote sensing and geographic information systems: a case study of NyaungShwe Township, Inle watershed, Myanmar. [Aye Thiha]
12. Assessment of grazing intensity in Ennai Village, Gangcha County, Qinghai Province, China. [Weidong Pang]