Byambajav Dalaibuyan is JSPS postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University, Japan. He received his PhD in Sociology from Hokkaido University in 2012, specializing in the study of civil society, social movements, and environmental politics. In 2013-2016, he carried out research on local level resource governance and agreements at CSRM. Byambajav has taken an inter-disciplinary approach in his recent research covering broad, but interlinked issues such as impact assessments, natural resource governance, and water policy. He has also been actively involved in applied research and capacity building activities in Mongolia. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of CSRM.