Suneetha Subramanian

Suneetha Subramanian

Research Fellow

PhD in Agricultural Economics (University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India)
BSc in Agricultural Sciences (Kerala Agricultural University, India)
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Suneetha M Subramanian is a Research Fellow in the Biodiversity and Society Programme at UNU-IAS.

She has more than 15 years of experience in international and sub-national research and capacity building activities relating to biodiversity and human well-being with a focus on equity; traditional knowledge; linking policy goals to local priorities and community well-being; assessment of changes to ecosystems and human well-being; socio-ecological resilience; and joint implementation of policies and actions on health and biodiversity at the community level. Dr. Subramanian has been involved as a coordinating lead author in various assessments of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

Research interests:

  • Access and benefit-sharing
  • Biodiplomacy
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services 
  • Governance
  • International environmental law and governance
  • Science policy interface & adaptive natural resources management
  • Social-ecological resilience
  • Socio-ecological production landscapes
  • Traditional knowledge



Using Landscape Approaches in National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Planning

Holistic strategies to harmonize human activities with the preservation of biodiversity.

19 Oct 2023

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