Ly Vouch Long

Field Survey Expert

(MA in International Human Rights Law, Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia) Ly Vouch Long is a freelancer in Cambodia, where he has been working as a research assistant and fieldwork supervisor for over 10 years. He has an MA in International Human Rights Law from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia. He has worked for many national and international institutions such as the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), King College, Royal Holloway University of London, and other international NGOs. He has currently been working for Michigan State University (MSU), USA as a fieldwork supervisor on a project of Mekong Culture WELL. He is in charge of planning the fieldwork, leading the survey team, conducting photovoice, Participatory mapping, and community engagement.  

In the past, he has done fieldwork on various projects in Cambodia. Most of the project is about migration, climate change impact and resilience, and natural resources. In 2008, he worked for the Royal University of Phnom Penh for two years on a project on Migration, Rural Poverty, and Community and Natural Resource Management. Later on, He worked for Royal Holloway, University of London on the projects Blood Brick, Depleted by Debt, Climate Perception, Disaster Trade, and Impact of Climate Change on Garment Industrial from 2017 to 2021. His expertise is the research fieldwork and logistic planning and management.

Ly Vouch Long was born in Phnom Penh, the main capital of Cambodia. However, he loves working as a researcher in rural and remote areas, where the research should be done to help the vulnerable community people and bring their difficulties, issues, and voices heard nationally and internationally.