Pham Thi Bich Ngoc
Research profile: water economics, water institutions, IWRM, participatory approaches in water projects, resettlement and agriculture & rural development.
Short Curriculum vitae
- Bachelor, Hanoi Water Resources University, Vietnam (1994): Water resources economics
- Master of Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2003): Integrated Water Resources Management
- Doctoral candidate, Linkoping University, Sweden (2008-present): Decentralization and water governance
Research and highlighted projects:
- 1994-2005: Researcher, Centre for Water Economics Research,Vietnam Institute for Water Resources Research
- 2005-present: Centre for Participatory Irrigation Management,Vietnam Academy for Water Resources
- 2008-present: PhD candidate at TemaV. Research topic focuses on decentralization and water governance.
Since 2003 up to 2008, combination of research and consultancy activities has been mentioned in highlighted projects;
- 2005-2008: Leader, Poverty and Pace Setters (POPSe). From sector support for farm products marketing to targeting entrepreneurs by building network among poverty struck (Vietnam and Kenya). POPSe is one of 12 scientific projects on agricultural innovation funded by DURAS project - a joint project of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and Association Agropolis, supported by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- 2006-2008: Deputy team leader in two World Bank projects:
Vietnam Water Resources Assistance Project (Trainer): Conducted training needs assessment in 6 large-scale irrigation systems. Formulated ToT programs, training materials and guidelines. Implemented training programs at national, provincial and local levels.
Empowering Farmers for Participatory Irrigation Management Projects in Vietnam (Sociologist). Supervised activities carried out by NGOs PIM. Conducted training program for NGOs.
- 2006: Specialist for Sida Hanoi in Assessment of resettlement of Nam Puoi village, Yen Bai, Vietnam. It was success pilot.
- 2006: Village Consultation Specialist for Asian Development Bank (ADB). Song Bung 4 Hydropower project, Vietnam. Field survey for social assessment. Main responsibility was on consultation process and dialog platform with different categories of stakeholders in affected area.
- 2003-2005: Community Development Specialist for ADB in Second Red River Basin Sector project: Integrated Water Resources Management. Designed participatory and gender activities for all 5 components; organized participatory workshops at 5 sub-basins, 25 provinces, national and village/commune levels with different stakeholders. Designed, conducted ToT training program in Thai Nguyen, Bac Kan.
- 2005: Establishing a methodology to estimated the compensatory environmental flow of Costa Rican rivers - Training program in Vietnam
1. Pham Thi Bich Ngoc, A.Hjort-af-Ornas. January 2007. Landslide, Resettlement and Stakeholder Performance- Lesson learnt from Nam Puoi village, Nam Bung, Van Chan, Yen Bai province (English and Vietnamese version). Booklet. Sida Hanoi.
2. Pham Thi Bich Ngoc, November 2007. Responsibility in processes. Stakeholders mobilize for Integrated Water Resources Management in Red River Basin, Vietnam. The journal of Development in Sustainable Agriculture 3: 46-54 (2008).
3. Pham Thi Bich Ngoc, A. Hjort 2008. Governance and stakeholders in IWRM along Vietnam’s Red River. Full paper for World Water Congress 2008, Montpellier, France. Theme No. 5: Water governance and water security - Role of local authorities and civil society (available in http://wwc2008.msem.univ-montp2.fr/index.php?page=proceedings&abstract_id=841)
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About Tema V (WES)
Water and Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on issues regarding water supply, sustainable development, climate change and food in history and society. Education in Water and Environmental Studies: under graduate level, master level, graduate level (PhD).
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Last updated: 2011-02-10