Win Myo Thu

Co-Founding Member and Managing Director of the Association of Advancing Life And Regenerating Motherland (ALARM), a think tank in Myanmar.

Win Myo Thu is co-founder and managing director of ALARM, one of Myanmar's leading environmental think tanks. He is an expert in forest and natural resource management and policy, working to defend the resource rights of the poor and most disadvantaged communities. He contributes to national and international environmental policymaking efforts, including international United Nations frameworks. He is working to transform Myanmar into a climate-adaptive society and establish a national system to monitor and address environmental pollution and crime. 

Selected links:
The deforestation dilemma in Myanmar - The Asia Dialogue
Flooding spurs disaster zones in Myanmar - New York Times
A Bright Spot for the Obama Foreign Policy in the Mines and Forests of Myanmar? - HuffPost
Win Myo Thu: 'Deforestation is particularly worrying' - The Irrawaddy


He is featured in Focus On: Disasters, an Asia Research News resource for journalists to find stories and sources.