Dr. Le Ba Thang- Rural Development Advisor
Le Ba Thang has nearly 35 years of experience in development, agriculture, and environmental issues in Vietnam. He is currently working as a Rural Development Advisor at CED, where he focuses on issues related to agriculture and disaster risk management. Before joining CED, Mr. Thang worked for nearly 8 years as an instructor with the Agriculture Extension and Rural Development Faculty of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s College for Management Training in Agriculture and Rural Development. He was a Chairman of the Scientific Council of the College from 1990-2011 and taught modules in a number of subjects related to economics, business management, and extension service in agriculture and rural development.
Prior to joining the Agriculture Extension and Rural Development Faculty, Mr. Thang taught agricultural cultivation systems at Agriculture University No 2 Vietnam.
He holds a PhD. in Agricultural Economy from the Georgian Subtropical Agricultural Institute in the former Soviet Union (1990), and a Bachelor’s in Agricultural Economy from Agricultural University No 2, Ha Bac, Viet Nam (1975).
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