M.Sc., Geography, Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Diploma, Urban and Regional Planning, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Mountain Science
Mr. Liang holds a Graduate Diploma in Land Use Planning from School of Urban, Regional Planning, University of the Philippines (1993), a Master of Science in Geography from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1987) and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Peking University (1984). He is Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Mountain Science.
Before joining UNU, He was a Honorary Research Fellow at Department of Land Economy, University of Aberdeen from 1995–1996 and a Land Use Planning Officer, at Yunnan Provincial Department of Land Resources, China from 1987–1998.
A selection of his works includes Shifting Agriculture in Asia: Implications for Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood (co-eds with Saxena, K.G.and Rerkasem, K. 2007); and “Building on traditional shifting cultivation for rotational agroforestry: Experiences from Yunnan, China” (co-authored with L. Shenb, W. Yang, X. Yang, Y. Zhang, Forest Ecology and Management Vol. 257, Issue 10, 2009).