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The Australian National University

Dr Maylee Thavat

PhD (ANU), M Dev Stud (Uni Melb), BA (Uni Auckland)
Visiting Fellow
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Human Geography 1604
  • Anthropology 1601
  • Natural Resource Management 050209
  • Sustainable Agricultural Development 070108

Research interests

agricultural value chains, climate change, renewable energy, feminisation of agiculture, environment, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, climate resilience, Cambodia, Southeast Asia, Myanmar



I am a development studies researcher and practioner working in agriculture, climate change and environment. My past research has focused on understanding the institutional interactions between aid interventions and farmer livelihoods primarily in Cambodia. As a practitioner I have worked extensively in the area of integrating climate change and environment into aid intitiatives. I am currently researching renewable energy in agricultural value chains.


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