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M.Sc. Khun Set Thar


Khun Set Thar

Südbau, Raum 2.09

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

E-mail kthar1(at)

Current Position

Doctoral candidate at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne.

Academic Qualification

  • 2009-2014: B.Sc. Forestry at the University of Forestry and Environmental Science, Yezin
  • 2017-2018: Post graduate diploma in GIS/RS at Department of Geography, Dagon University
  • 2018-2020: M.Sc. Environmental Management and Technology at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand

Working Experience

  • 2020 – 2021: National Programme Specialist, UNFAO Myanmar
  • 2019 – 2020: Research Assistant, Mahidol University
  • 2017 – 2018: Assistant Environmental Consultant, Environmental Quality Management Co., Ltd
  • 2016 – 2017: Assistant Environmental Engineer, Oriental Consultant Global Co., Ltd, JICA project
  • 2015 – 2016: Assistant Manager, Pulpwood Forest Plantation Project
  • 2014 – 2015: Range Officer (Apprentice), National Forest Inventory (NFI), Forest Department


  • “Local Communities Vulnerability to Climate Change at Indawgy Biosphere Research in Myanmar” Proceedings of the 5th RSU International Research Conference on Science and Technology, Social Science, and Humanities 2020 G8: Humanity and Social Science, IN20-079 Local Communities Vulnerability to climate change at Indawgyi Biosphere Reserve in Myanmar Khun Set Thar*, Piyakarn Teartisup and Prapeut Kerdsueb 1596-1604
  • “Assessment of Household Vulnerability to Climate Change in Indawgyi Biosphere Reserve”, Best Presentation Award at the Centenary Celebration of the University of Yangon, International Conference on Transformation Processes in Myanmar V


  • DAAD scholar (2021-2024)
  • Norwegian Government Scholarships at Mahidol University- CBIM Phase II (2018-2020)