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Ethnobiologist working with tropical rainforest dependent peoples

Research Director at the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)
Representative of IRD for Vietnam and the Philippines

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Accredited to Supervise Research (HDR) at the University of Montpellier


Affiliated to the Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology (CEFE)


Coordinator of the Sentinel VIPs International Research Group

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Coordinator of the biocultural interactions platform within the SELAMAT International Joint Laboratory


Core member of the Global Hub on Indigenous Peoples' Food Systems

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Co-founder of the Research and Advocacy Group on Hunter-Gatherer Education (HG-EDU)


Curriculum vitae in English
Curriculum vitae in French

Contact in France:

‘Biocultural Interactions’ research team
Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive
Campus CNRS, 1919 route de Mende
34293 Montpellier 5, France
email: edmond.dounias[at]ird.fr
French professional webpage

Contact in Vietnam:

Apartment 103, Building 2G
Vn Phúc Diplomatic Compound
298 Kim Mã, Ba Đinh,
Hà Ni, Vit Nam
email: edmond.dounias[at]ird.fr
IRD in Vietnam