Soe Soe Htway

Soe Soe Htway is a PhD student under School of Geography in the University of Melbourne since June 2018. Her PhD research examines the impacts of foreign investment in farmland on rural livelihoods of Myanmar, the broader implications for rural development. She gained her master’s degree majoring in Natural Resources Management from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) of Thailand in 2013 and her master’s thesis was “Assessment of Farmers’ Coping Strategies for Water Scarcity Under Rainfed Agriculture in the Dry Zone of Myanmar”. She received a bachelor’s degree from Yezin Agricultural University (YAU) of Myanmar in 2005. She worked as a researcher for a project, “Livelihoods and Extension Services among Smallholder Farmers of Myanmar” funded by ACIAR in AIT (2014 – 2017). She also worked as a tutor in YAU (2008 – 2011).


University of Melbourne | PhD Candidate

Farmland – Rural Livelihoods – Investment – Climate Change Adaptation – Rural Development