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Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University

Long Xuyen, Vietnam
Joined August 2018

- Location: Research Center for Rural Development locates in An Giang Province, Mekong River Delta of Vietnam. - Mision/activities: Empower community capacities and promote the local economy.

Presence in: Vietnam
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights

Main activity of Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University

  • Undertaking research and development outreach activities in the fields of rural development, sustainable agriculture, environmental management, gender empowerment and development studies, water and climate change;
  • Advising policies to the socio-economic development of communities in the Mekong Delta region;
  • Offering training courses in the fields of rural development, gender and development studies, sustainable agriculture, environmental management, water and climate change;
  • Implementing scientific and technological services which are related to rural development, environmental management, water and climate change in the Mekong Delta;
  • Building partnerships with national and international research institutions, universities, NGOs, and individuals to implement our missions and objectives;
  • Promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development in the Mekong Region.

People Associated With This Organization

Thai Nguyen

Vietnam  
Research Center for Rural Development,...
Joined August 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
Mr. Thai Van Nguyen is currently working as a Researcher and Lecturer at the Research Center for Rural Development (RCRD) of An Giang University, Vietnam. Mr. Thai holds BSc on Integrated Rural Development at An Giang University, and MSc in International Development Studies at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia. Mr. Thai’s research and projects mainly focuses on sociology, gender and water governance, rural livelihoods, cultural diversity and ethnicity, climate change and resilience. Mr. Thai has led and participated in several studies during his work at the RCRD of An Giang University. Mr. Thai has extensively been involved in leading research projects on Gender, Environment and Society. Presently, Mr. Thai is a leader in the projects on gender and water management in rural areas of the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, funded by SEARCA/SFRT, Australian Government and LIN Center for Community Development.
Thai Nguyen is the network champion (main point of contact) for Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University.

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