Amphone has academic background in Environmental Engineering and Science. Her PhD research is on the downstream impacts of hydropower projects, case studies from her home country - Lao PDR. This research has been developed from her interests in sustainable development and from her experience as an environmental inspector with the NTPC: Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project, a large hydropower project that is claimed to be a significant development project for Lao PDR and its people.
Hydropower development and the livelihoods of downstream communities in Laos.
Dr. Khamla Phanvilay (external, National University of Laos)