IDCE Students Profiles

Lamphay Inthakoun (IDSC '2013)

Lamphay Inthakoun (Laos) was born and raised in Oudomxay, northern Laos. For her Bachelor degree, she studied at the Faculty of Forestry at the National University of Laos in the nation’s capital, Vientiane. After graduating, she worked at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for two years. In her undergraduate studies she conducted research projects on the use of non-timber forest products by upland villagers in swidden fallow fields and also on village management and benefit-sharing of eco-tourism projects. Broadly, her research interests include the ecological knowledge of indigenous peoples, land and forest policy, and rural livelihoods.