Hoa, Dang Le

Hoa Le Dang is a lecturer and a researcher at the Faculty of Economics, Nong Lam University, Vietnam, and an EfD research fellow. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Adelaide, Australia in 2014. Her major is agricultural and natural resource economics. She works across a range of disciplines within agriculture, environment, and development. 

Research interests 

Her research interests primarily focus on adaptation to climate change in agriculture, environmental valuation, and environmental issues in developing countries. Some of her previous projects include willingness to pay for the preservation of Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park in Vietnam; the attitude and behavior of rice farmers in response to climate change in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam; gender-differentiated impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies: The case of Mekong Delta, Vietnam. 


Supervised more than twenty master students, 1 Ph.D. student; Provided mentoring for a small research project. 

Grants and consultancy 

Principal investigator 

● Gender-differentiated Impacts of Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies: The Case of Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Environment for Development Initiative, 2020-2021 

● Consumers’ Perception and Behaviour towards Safe Food in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Nong Lam University, 2016-2017 

● Estimating Households’ Willingness to Pay for Preserving Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park, Tay Ninh Province Using Contingent Valuation Method. Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2006 


● Identifying the Willingness to Pay for Environmental Fee of Consumers of Electronic Goods in Ho Chi Minh City. Nong Lam University, 2021-2023 

● Exploring Consumer's Behaviour towards Ethnic Food. Research and Public Service Institute - Jenderal Soedirman University, 2020-2022 

● Cooperation and Sustainable Use of Water Resources and Environment in the Key Economic Region in Southern Vietnam. Department of Planning and Investment of Ho Chi Minh City, 2018-2020 

● An Analysis of Factors Affecting the Choice of Contract Farming of Rice Farm Households in An Giang Province. Nong Lam University, 2018-2020 


● Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence 2014 

● Australian Development Scholarship for Ph.D. study in Australia (2010-2014) 

People | 31 May 2018