Nguyen Van Kien

Dr. Nguyen Van Kien is a Senior Researcher (2019-2024) of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City as well as Honorary Senior Lecturer (2019-2023) at the Fenner School of Environment & Society, the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.  Prior to this he was the Director (2013-2018) of Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University. Recently Dr. Kien just joined the Health and Agricultural Policy Research Institute as the senior research associate (2020-2024), the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH).

For SUMERNET, he serves as SUMERNET Steering Committee Member for the term 2020-2023.


The Fenner School of Environment & Society, The Australian National University


Member of the SUMERNET Steering Committee


Food and agriculture policy,
Rural development



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