Chu Thai Hoanh

LMPPI Science and Policy Advisor

Emeritus Scientist

International Water Management Institute(IWMI)


Chu Thai Hoanh has a PhD in agriculture and environmental sciences from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. He did his research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on land-water use planning and optimization, hydraulic-salinity modeling, payment for environmental services and benefit sharing in Asia and Africa countries. After his retirement in 2014, he has returned to Viet Nam and continued as an IWMI emeritus scientist. At present he is a Science and Policy Advisor for LMPPI to assist research teams, and to facilitate networking with other initiatives in the Lower Mekong Basin.