Geography & Development Studies

Last update: 07.10.2019

Philipp Eyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geography, PhD Candidate)

Critical Sustainability Studies

Partcipatory Video, Video Methods, Multimedia Ethnography, sustainable Land- and Ressource Management

Giovanna Astolfo (The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London, Senior Research Fellow)

Urban Design, Social Architecture

Informal Urbanism, Refugeness and Displacement, Housing Rights, Yangon

Nyo Nyo (Department of Geography, University of Mandalay, Professor)

Human Geography

Land Use, Environment, Climatology

Lara Maria Lundsgaard-Hansen (Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, PhD Candidate)

Geography and Sustainable Development

Land Governance, Land Tenure, Transformation, Political Ecology

Marianne Mosberg (Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PhD Candidate)

International Environment & Development Studies

Climate Change, Vulnerability, Environmental Governance, Power, Conflict, Southeast Myanmar

Sina Hardaker (University of Würzburg, Post-Doc Researcher)

Economic Geography

Special Economic Zones, Economic Development, Change in Myanmar

Thibaut Le Loc’h (GRET, Country Coordinator Water, Sanitation & SWM Program)


Water, Sanitation & Solid Waste Management Services

Kyaw Zin Lin (Mandalay University, BA Hons. Student)


Physical Geography

Manon Mariller (University of Lausanne, MSc Student)

Geography & Development Studies

Strengthening Civil Society, Women Empowerment

Joan Bastide (University of Bern, Center for Development and Environment, Country Representative)


Land, Land Governance, Geospatial Data

Su Su Myat (GRET, Research Assistant)

Social Sciences

Water, Sanitation, Solid Waste Management

Anna Bugmann (ETH Zurich, MSc Student)

Development & Environmental Studies

Sustainable Livelihoods, INGOs, Agriculture and Agri-related ICT, Fair Trade

Jérémie Sanchez (University of Lausanne, PhD Candidate)

Urban Geography & Development Studies

Water, Sanitation, Solid Waste Management, Urban Governance, Mandalay