Angela Mae Minas

University of Manchester

PhD Researcher


Angela Mae Minas is a PhD Researcher at The University of Manchester. Her research focuses on identifying communication and capacity building pathways to engage farmers in rice straw bioenergy development in Southeast Asia.

She has professional experience in knowledge management and communication, working on themes such as agriculture, climate change, and natural resource management. She has worked on a number of projects in Asia and Africa exploring social learning in agricultural innovation systems, women in fish farming in Tanzania, participation in community-based forest management in the Philippines, and climate change adaptation and mitigation in Indonesia.

Angela has an MSc degree in Sustainability (Environment and Development) and a BSc degree in Development Communication (Major in Science Communication).


Areas of expertise

  • Environmental Sciences - Sustainability, Bioenergy, Climate change
  • Social Sciences - Communication, Social networks, Social innovation
  • Agriculture - Rural development, Extension, Rice research


Other research interests

  • Socio-political dimensions of climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Environmental policy


Methodological knowledge

  • Qualitative methods
  • Social network research

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