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Kamaljit K Sangha

Senior Ecological Economist, Charles Darwin University

Dr Sangha has worked in the trans-disciplinary field of Ecological Economics since she finished her Master of Science (MSc) at Panjab University in India 20 years ago.

For the last 15 years, she has been working closely with Indigenous communities in northern Australia. Her focus is on linking ecosystem services from natural systems with the well-being of remote Indigenous communities. She has developed an Indigenous ecosystem services framework, and applies the capability approach and innovative methods to evaluate ecosystem services from local and Indigenous perspectives.

She has published a book on "Ways to live in harmony with nature", JoJo Publishing, Victoria, outlining how we can realise the importance of nature's services in our daily living. She is also a co-editor of "Sustainable land sector development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations and cultural responsibilities", a book published by CRC press, USA.

Dr Sangha has published approximately 80 articles in national and international journals and conference proceedings, links below:
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  • –present
    Researcher in Ecological Economics, Charles Darwin University