Rajesh Daniel

Rajesh Daniel joined SEI’s Asia Centre in August 2013 as communications coordinator. He is a writer, researcher and filmmaker with more than 15 years of experience on issues of natural resources governance in Southeast and the Mekong Region.

He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, newspapers, and co-edited books on environment and development issues. He is co-editor of the book Governing the Mekong: Engaging in the Politics of Knowledge (SIRD, 2013). He has done a number of short and feature length documentary films on ecology and natural resources management. He scripted and filmed “The Mekong – Grounds of Plenty”, a 47 min. documentary film highlighting the Mekong region's fisheries, markets and ways of livelihood. Produced in 2013, it was filmed in numerous locations across the four Lower Mekong Basin countries.

His special areas of interest are environmental management, rural livelihoods, upland communities, policy engagement and knowledge systems, and resources governance.

Residents repair a damaged bridge in Lao PDR

TDDR at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

SEI's initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk (TDDR) outcomes from the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held from 22-26 May, in Cancun, Mexico.

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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Rajesh is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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