A warm YCAR welcome to Chusak Wittayapak!

Professor Wittayapak is a visiting researcher at YCAR until July 2017. He is working with Peter Vandergeest (Geography) on the New Directions in Environment Governance project.

Professor Wittayapak is a university lecturer at Thailand’s Chiang Mai University within the faculty of Social Science. Professor Wittayapak’s scholarly research has focused on forestry conservation, community forestry, agrarian transformation, tourism and development and more recently, Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes in Thailand.