Our Project Partners

We collaborate closely with a variety of different partners ranging from scientific institutions to non-governmental organizations on the national as well as the international level.


Raks Thai Foundation

The Raks Thai Foundation is a member of CARE International, which has been working in Thailand since 1979 with the aim to strengthen the capacity of the poor and disadvantaged, to analyze root causes of problems, to determine suitable solutions, and to participate in development activities.

www.raksthai.org (Raks Thai)
www.care-international.org (Care International)

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Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM has a strong presence in Thailand, which has been a member state of IOM since 1986. In Thailand, IOM is active in a number of different areas, including labor migration, counter-trafficking, and migrant health.

 → http://th.iom.int (IOM Thailand)

Southeast Asia START Regional Center


The Southeast Asia START Regional Center is the regional research node of the Southeast Asia Regional Committee for START (System for Analysis, Research and Training). START is a global network that supports multidisciplinary research on the interactions between humans and the environment, including climate change scenarios and impacts in Southeast Asia as well as climate change vulnerability and adaptation on various systems and sectors.

www.start.or.th (SEA-START, Bangkok)
http://start.org/ (START)


United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

UNU-EHS, established in December 2003, is part of the United Nations University system, a worldwide network of research and training Institutes. Its mission is to advance human security through knowledge-based approaches to reducing vulnerability and environmental risks. Through interdisciplinary research, UNU-EHS examines the impacts of major drivers affecting human security, such as rapid- and gradual-onset environmental change – including climate change.

 → www.ehs.unu.edu (UNU-EHS)


Khon Kaen University

Khon Kaen University (KKU) was established as the first major university in the Northeastern part of Thailand in 1964 and is currently one of the top universities in Thailand. Khon Kaen University is has been named one of nine national research universities in Thailand and educational center in the Mekong sub-region. The university's mission is to prepare future global citizens to work in a continually changing world.

www.kku.ac.th/index.php?l=en (KKU)
www.huso.kku.ac.th/eng/index.php  (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)

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The Multiple Cropping Center is a research institute based at the Department of Agriculture at Chiang Mai University, and was established in 1969. Its aim is to promote and increase the productivity of agricultural cropping systems in northern Thailand through multi-disciplinary research activities.

www.mcc.cmu.ac.th/en/ (MCC)
www.agri.cmu.ac.th/web/index.php/en/ (Faculty of Agriculture)


Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (ARI)

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) was established as a university-level institute in July 2001 as one of the strategic initiatives of the National University of Singapore (NUS). The mission of the Institute is to provide a world-class focus and resource for research on the Asian region, located at one of its communication hubs. ARI engages the humanities and social sciences broadly defined, and especially interdisciplinary frontiers between and beyond disciplines. Through frequent provision of short-term research appointments it seeks to be a place of encounters between the region and the world.

→ http://www.ari.nus.edu (ARI)
http://www.nus.edu.sg (NUS)

Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Bangkok (IPSR)


Established in 1971, the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) is one of Asia's premier population research and training hubs. The Institute conducts research and provides training in population and development and explores their relationship to the social, economic, reproductive health, medical, and public health fields. This allows the Institute to help address emerging issues for Thailand and neighboring countries in Southeast Asia and beyond, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for all.

http://www.ipsr.mahidol.ac.th (IPSR)

German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)


The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is one of the leading think tanks for global development and international cooperation worldwide. It is located in the UN City of Bonn. DIE’s work is based on the interplay between research, policy advice, and training. DIE is building bridges between theory and practice. Research at DIE is theory-based, empirically driven, and application-oriented. It provides the basis for the consulting activities of the Institute. DIE develops policy-relevant concepts, advises ministries, governments and international organizations, and refers to current policy issues.

http://www.die-gdi.de/en/ (DIE)

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, Royal Melbourne Institute for
Technologies (RMIT)

533d9f6a19ecd90b952368c787e503cb_f197.jpgThe School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at the RMIT is a multidisciplinary leader in delivering education, training, and research that contribute to a just and sustainable world. RMIT engages in research across diverse areas and its research responds to the needs of our time and is engaged with communities. The School's research areas include international development, social and political theory, social policy and evaluation, and urban and environmental policy and planning, among others.

http://www.rmit.edu.au/socialhumanities (RMIT)


Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna (IfGR)

Established in 1851, the Department of Geography and Regional Research (IfGR), which is a subunit of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy is part of the University of Vienna. Emphasising both fundamental research and applied praxis-oriented aspects, the broad curriculum features many central research topics like migration research or environmental and ecosystems. The focus is on urgent global, regional and local research questions which are often realized in an interdisciplinary approach.

→ https://geographie.univie.ac.at/en/home/ (IfGR)

  • Climate change scenarios in Southeast Asia;
  • Climate change impacts in Southeast Asia;
  • Climate change vulnerability and adaptation on various systems and sectors;
- See more at: http://www.start.or.th/#sthash.yftFrbD3.dpuf
The Southeast Asia START Regional Center is the regional research node of the Southeast Asia Regional Committee for START - See more at: http://www.start.or.th/#sthash.yftFrbD3.dpuf

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Who we are

We are a BMBF supported research group seeking to decipher the relationships between migration, translocality, and social resilience to climate change in Thailand. Our working group is based at the Department of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. Get to know our team...



เรา คือ กลุ่มวิจัยฯ ภายใต้การสนับสนุนของกระทรวงศึกษาและวิจัยแห่งสหพันธ์รัฐ (BMBF) มีความสนใจในการสร้างความเข้าใจเกี่ยวกับความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างการโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน การเชื่อมโยงระหว่างพื้นที่ และความยืนหยัดทางสังคมจากการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศในประเทศไทย โดยทางกลุ่มวิจัยฯ เป็นส่วนหนึ่งของภาควิชาภูมิศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยบอนน์ สหพันธ์สาธารณรัฐเยอรมนี รายละเอียดเพิ่มเติม ...




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