Staff Profile

Thawng Tha Lian

Programme Manager

Mr. Thawng Tha Lian: currently works at Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies (CDES) as Program Manager in Yangon. He completed his M.A in International Development Studies from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, with a scholarship from Consortium for Development Studies in South-East Asia. He studied BA (Eng) at Chin Christian University and was Dr. David Van Bik award winner from the said Institution in 2011.  

He is the author of a book titled “Assessing Faith-based Organizations in Development: A case study in Hakha, Chin State”, recently published by Chaing Mai University, Thailand. He also presented his paper work on the topic of “Church and Peacebuilding in Chin State” at Australian National University, Australia at the 2017 International Conference on Myanmar Update. 

Contact Information:

  • Address:

    2/24, Hlaing Myint Mo Housing, Hlaing Tsp, Yangon.

  • Contact:

    Phone: +95 (0)9 44405 7548
    Email: thawng@cdes.org.mm