Sunam, Ramesh

JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

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  • Ramesh Sunam
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    E-MAIL:
    sunam@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +81-3-5467-1212
    NATIONALITY:
    Nepal

    Research Interests

    • Environmental governance including public participation
    • Global Change & Sustainable Development
    • Livelihoods & Migration
    • Poverty and Inequality
    • Sociology of development

    Education

    • PhD from The Australian National University (ANU)
    • MSc in Environmental Management and Development from ANU
    • BSc in Forestry from Tribhuvan University (TU)

    Biographical Statement

    Ramesh Sunam is a JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow at UNU-IAS. He earned a PhD from The Australian National University (ANU) in 2015. His research concerns international migration (both regular and irregular), poverty, food security and human dimensions of environmental change. Sunam has published more than nine papers in leading international journals, including the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, the Journal of Peasant Studies, Anthropological Forum, and Society and Natural Resources. He has carried out various assignments with international agencies such as the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.