Sopon Naruchaikusol is currently a project manager at Raks Thai Foundation. He is recently working for the AGRUMIG project. The project focuses on the interrelation between agricultural change, climate change and migration, and to identify policy and practice interventions that harness migration processes and outcomes to stimulate more sustainable and support migration decision making.
Sopon is a PhD candidate in Development Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. He holds the Master of Science in Natural Resource Management (interdisciplinary program) from Kasetsart University, Thailand. His work focuses, in particular, on policy research on climate change adaptation, migration, disaster risk management, vulnerability assessment, community-based natural resources management, river basin management, environmental economics, and wetlands management in the Lower Mekong Basin.
Sopon has been involved in the different environment-migration nexus research projects such as TransRe and AGRUMIG projects. For the HABITABLE project, he is a research team member and will be responsible for the coordination of research fieldwork and the implementation for WP1, 2, 4, 5, and 8.