José Parajuá has an international recognised excellence on leading organisations, as well as a strong technical foundation as a general manager, with more than 30 years of international working experience in areas such as marine conservation, resources sustainability, community development, CCA, DRM, governance, capacity building and training. He has worked on fisheries and aquaculture (industrial and small scale), within different organisations and enterprises (public and private), holding increasing responsibilities.
Along his broad professional career he built an impresive professional network among different multilateral institutions as the United Nations, the European Commission, worldwide fisheries and marine resources administrations, relevant environmental and sustainability INGOs, additionally to the main seafood retailers and their suppliers and producers.
Currently he is managing the implementation of the FAO / GEF FishAdapt project in Myanmar.
I currently work for Aquaculture/Fisheries and CBCCA/DRM, as an National M&E Specialist, in M&E Department at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,Yangon, Myanmar.
My professional progressive work experiences is 7 years with International Non-Government Organizations in various works; technically performed in project research, assessment/survey (Baseline-Endline) design, program and project planning, monitoring & evaluation and learning, design M&E system, using statistical and analytical tools target Vs achievement report by intervened activities under log frame indicators and providing necessary information by data management information system (qualitative and quantitative) reported by Quarterly, Mid-term, annually to (Internal/external) and donor reporting, and M&E capacity building for program staffs.
I am a French citizen having a law degree from La Sorbonne Law School, having also studied in Poland and Canada.
I integrated the FishAdapt legal team as an intern for six month and then as a Junior Legal Consultant (EAFM/EAA). It’s been now a bit more than a year that I have the privilege and the honour to work for this ambitious FAO project.
Phoe Cho received his B.Sc in Marine Science at the Pathein University in 2006. After graduating he worked in the intensive aquaculture farm as assistant technician for one year. Phoe Cho has worked for various NGOs in different capacities, including leading, planning, coaching and developing for 10 years. Before joining FishAdapt project in January 2019, he worked for Wildlife Conservation Association as Marine Fisheries Manager. Currently he is working as National Fisheries Specialist at UNFAO, FishAdapt project.
Agricultural economist with 8 years’ experience in agricultural and rural development (ARD) and rural poverty reduction of which 4 years of experience in research projects related to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and vulnerability assessment in Myanmar and Mekong regions. 2 years of experiences in project management and implementation, especially projects related to agriculture, and rural development, natural resources management projects and farming system management in Myanmar and Mekong region. As an experienced researcher in climate change adaptation and resilience assessment in Myanmar, he is very skillful to design, implement and manage (research) projects related to land and natural resource management, livelihood vulnerability assessment and framing resilience pathways, etc. Now he works as a National Climate Change Adaptation_ Disaster Risk Management_ Vulnerability Assessment Specialist for FAO (UN) FishAdapt Project.
Dr. Aung Tun Oo obtained his PhD at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University Belgium in 2018. The PhD dissertation is entitled as 'Characterizing farm households' vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Myanmar". He graduated the degree of Agricultural Science in 2008, with specialization in soil and water management at Yezin Agricultural University, Myanmar. In 2011, he further obtained a diploma in Agricultural Business Management at Ruppin Academic Center in Israel and in 2014; he obtained the degree of International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) at Ghent University in Belgium. His research areas are agricultural economics, natural resource management, climate change, disaster risk reduction, vulnerability assessment and rural development. He participated in several international scientific conferences with oral contributions and is author and co-author of a number of international peer-reviewed publications.
TinShine Aung is a passionate, innovative, solution-focused young professional who is currently working as the Regional Trainer and Facilitator at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Myanmar. Besides, he is also serving as a council member in the Ambassador’s Youth Council (AYC) at the U.S. Embassy in Myanmar. He is an Erasmus Mundus Alumnus and received his master's degree in Marine Sciences-Marine Resources (Marine Natural Products) in 2017 at Abel Salazar Biomedical Science Institute, University of Porto in Portugal. He also earned a master's degree in Biochemistry and a postgraduate diploma in International Studies at the University of Yangon, Myanmar respectively.
Shelly has about 9 years of working experience in water sector and also many good experiences on the international published journal papers. Her areas of expertise include research and modeling experience in water resources sector using GIS and remote sensing, hydro-meteorological database system installation and analysis for early warning system, sustainable river basin management, design of irrigation and hydraulic structures, flood disaster risk assessment and management and so on.