Rathana Peou Norbert Munns

Rathana Peou Norbert-Munns is an award-winning futurist (APF- IF 2022). She is an experienced researcher and practitioner on Climate change, Agriculture and Food Security currently based in S.E. Asia. She has extensive experience in design, implementation, capacity building, and analysis within the practice of foresight planning for sustainable and resilient Food Systems.

She brings a depth of experience and expertise within the fields of Foresight and Scenarios Planning in Asia, actively contributing for 10 years to the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) as a Regional Scenarios Coordinator first in South Asia, and then in Southeast Asia and now worked with the FAO Regional Office of Asia Pacific. She is a research fellow of the Copernicus Center of Utrecht University and sits on multiple director boards including Transparency International Cambodia.

Her research interests lie in the “4 inviolate principles”: food security, water security, energy security and social “health” security with her current research focusing on the futures of Food, Agriculture and Climate Change within the ASEAN Member States (AMS). She specially looks at decarbonization pathways of the food systems.