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Expert NameDr. MinhThoa Pham
TitleVice Chairperson
DivisionVietnam Forestry Association
CountryViet Nam
Telephone84 4 38370571/84988806996
Work ExperienceTook lead in plantation and non-timber forest producsts processing projects. Took part in developing socio-economic development projects for rural mountainous areas for Dien Bien and Back Can province. Took part in Partnership Programme Synthesis Group the 5 Million Hectare Reforestation Programme. Took Lead in the assessment of Programme for Forestrz (PROFOR) implementation in Gia Lai, Thua Thien Hue and Hoa Binh province. Played the key author's role in development of National Action Programme on UNCCD implementation in Vietnam, for the period 2006-2010 and the vision to 2020 and the UNCCD National Reports. Coordinated Development of Forest Sector Development Project of WB. Chaired studies on climate change and forestry, REDD+. After retiring from MARD in 2013, worked as independent consultant for developing UN-REDD Vietnam Programme Phase II, for Gender mainstreaming into national forest policies - Recoftc/FAO regional project, for developing national policy for reform of State Forest companies, and for forest co-management modality.
QualificationsEngineer, Wood Processing Technology, Zvolen Technical University of Slovakia (Former Zvolen Forestry and Timber University of Czechoslovakia), 1977-1982 MBA, Impac University Florida, US 2005-2007 PhD, Ho Chi Minh Academy on Politics and Public Administration, Vietnam, 2009-2012
Number of Publications20
Awards1. Scientific award forYoung Scientist of Czechoslovakia Young Scientists Association 2. Honor Certificate of the Prime Minister on the excellent contribution to agriculture and rural development career 3. Third level of Labor Medal of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the excellent contribution to agriculture and rural development career.
Other Activities- Vietnam Forestry Association - International Society ofTropical Forests - Sustainable Forest Managmeent National Working Group - Vietnam REDD+ Network
Publications1. Pham Minh Thoa (2003), Forests in Vietnam and the Partnership for Forestry Development", Entwicklung & Landlicher raum, German Magazin (3/03), p.25-27, Bonn, Germany. 2. Pham Hoai Duc, Le Cong Uan, Pham Minh Thoa, Nguyen Ngoc Lung (2003), "Manual for forest certification", Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Hanoi. 3. Hoang Thi Dzung, Hoang Thi Bang, Bui My Binh, Tran Van Cong, Pham Minh Thoa, Pham Thi Ngan Hoa, Ha Thi Linh, DAng Kim Khanh, Pham Thi Phuc, Tran Thi Thu Thuy (2006), "Gender issues in the forestry sector in Vietnam", Ministry of Agriculture and rural Development, Hanoi. 4. Pham Minh Thoa (2009), " Towards a sustainable forestry in Vietnam - Opportunities and Challanges" Tap chi Nông nghiêp và Phát triên nông thôn, Scientifitic Journal on Agriculture and rural Development (10), p.25-28. 5. Minh Ha Hoang, Trong Hoan Do, Minh Thoa Pham, Meine van Noordwijk, Peter A. Minang (2012), "Benefit distribution across scales to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in vietnam", Land Use Policy (2012), doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2011.09.013,
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated13/08/2014 11:06:00

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