Dr Jungho Suh

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Jungho Suh has a strong research interest in permaculture and ecovillage. In 2012, he obtained a Permaculture Design Certificate at the Food Forest, a permaculture farm in Adelaide, South Australia. Out of his research interest in the ecovillage movement, Jungho has examined small-scale yet collective actions in mitigating global warming, reducing climate change vulnerability, and enhancing social sustainability. He has visited various ecovillages around the world, including Crystal Waters in Queensland, Auroville in Tamil Nadu, Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland, and Ecovillage at Ithaca in New York.

  • Permaculture as a holistic worldview
  • Ecotourism and agrotourism
  • Community-based natural resource management in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Economic valuation of non-market environmental goods and services
  • Rural development and sustainability
  • Community gardening
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Guodaar, L., Bardsley, D. K., & Suh, J. (2021). Integrating local perceptions with scientific evidence to understand climate change variability in northern Ghana: A mixed-methods approach. Applied Geography, 130, 1-12.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Guodaar, L., Bardsley, D. K., & Suh, J. (2021). Indigenous adaptation to climate change risks in northern Ghana. Climatic Change, 166(1-2).
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    2021 Suh, J., Auberson, L., & Ede, S. (2021). Connected backyard gardening as a platform for suburban community building in Adelaide, Australia. Community Development, 1-18.
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    2021 Suh, J. (2021). Buddhist-led rural community rebuilding in the republic of korea from the indra’s net perspective. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(16), 14 pages.
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    2020 Suh, J. (2020). The Confucian doctrine of the Mean, the optimality principle, and social harmony. Society and Economy, 42(1), 59-73.
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    2019 Suh, J. (2019). A comparative analysis of sustainability views across the Saemaul Movement in South Korea and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 26, 1-32.
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    2019 Suh, J. (2019). Environmental characteristics of urban-rural farming migrants in the Republic of Korea and their significance for rural sustainability. Local Environment, 24(8), 663-677.
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    2018 Suh, J. (2018). Agriculture and sustainable communities: Reflections from a comparative case study. Community Development, 49(1), 34-49.
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    2015 Suh, J. (2015). Community-based organic agriculture in the Philippines. Outlook on Agriculture, 44(4), 291-296.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS6
    2015 Suh, J. (2015). An institutional and policy framework to foster integrated rice-duck farming in Asian developing countries. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 13(4), 294-307.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS10
    2015 Suh, J. (2015). Communitarian cooperative organic rice farming in Hongdong District, South Korea. Journal of Rural Studies, 37, 29-37.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS9
    2014 Suh, J. (2014). Theory and reality of integrated rice-duck farming in Asian developing countries: a systematic review and SWOT analysis. Agricultural Systems, 125, 74-81.
    DOI Scopus33 WoS26
    2014 Suh, J. (2014). Towards sustainable agricultural stewardship: evolution and future directions of the permaculture concept. Environmental Values, 23(1), 75-98.
    DOI Scopus15
    2014 Suh, J. (2014). The role of the forestry industry for the success of community forestry: a comparative input-output analysis across India and the Philippines. Southern Forests, 76(1), 29-36.
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    2013 Suh, J. (2013). Does Buddhism have much to offer in terms of reduction in global CO₂ emissions? A panel data analysis. Society and Economy, 35(2), 209-225.
    DOI Scopus2
    2012 Suh, J. (2012). Community-based forest management and the forestry industries in the Philippines and India: A comparative inter-industry analysis. The Empirical Economics Letters, 11(10), 1-8.
    2012 Suh, J. (2012). The past and future of community-based forest management in the Philippines. Philippine Studies, 60(4), 489-511.
    DOI Scopus5
    2011 Suh, J., Lwanga, R., Harrison, S., & Herbohn, J. (2011). Visitors' attitudes towards and willingness-to-pay for hypothetical hoop pine plantations on the pastoral southern Atherton Tablelands, Australia. Small-Scale Forestry, 10(3), 319-338.
    DOI Scopus1
    2008 Robinson, J., Clouston, B., Suh, J., & Chaloupka, M. (2008). Are citizens' juries a useful tool for assessing environmental value?. Environmental Conservation, 35(4), 351-360.
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    2008 Bonham, J., & Suh, J. (2008). Pedalling the city: intra-urban differences in cycling for the journey-to-work. Road and Transport Research, 17(4), 25-40.
    Scopus11 WoS10
    2006 Suh, J., & Harrison, S. (2006). Pure altruism, consumer behaviour and choice modeling. Asian Economic Journal, 20(2), 173-190.
    DOI Scopus3
    2006 Emtage, N., Suh, J., Cedamon, E., Harrison, S., & Herbohn, J. (2006). Promoting smallholder forestry as a poverty alleviation measure in the Phillipines: A study focused on Leyte Province. Indian Development Review, 4(2), 385-405.
    2005 Emtage, N., & Suh, J. (2005). Variations in socioeconomic characteristics, farming assets and livelihood systems of Leyte rural households. Annals of Tropical Research, 27(1), 35-54.
    2005 Suh, J., & Emtage, N. (2005). Identification of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the community-based forest management program. Annals of Tropical Research, 27(1), 55-66.
    2004 Xu, J., Zhao, Y., & Suh, J. (2004). Community forestry for poverty alleviation in China with reference to Huoshan County, Anhui Province. Small-Scale Forestry, 3(3), 385-400.
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    2004 Harrison, S., & Suh, J. (2004). Progress and prospects of community forestry in developing and developed countries. Small-Scale Forestry, 3(3), 287-302.
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    2004 Emtage, N., & Suh, J. (2004). Socio-economic factors affecting smallholder tree planting and management intentions in leyte province the philippines. Small-Scale Forestry, 3(2), 257-270.
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    2004 Suh, J. (2004). Regulatory failure in the management of South Korea's national parks. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 8(1), 133-151.
    2002 Suh, J. (2002). Incompatibility of hiking and skiing in the Mt Togyu National Park in Korea: an implication for the National Park Management. Journal of Tourism, 5(1), 41-66.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2018 Suh, J. (2018). Sustainable agriculture in the Republic of Korea. In E. Lichtfouse (Ed.), Sustainable Agriculture Reviews (Vol. 27, pp. 193-211). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
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    2016 Suh, J. (2016). Towards sustainable agricultural stewardship: Evolution and future directions of the permaculture concept. In S. Johnson (Ed.), Farming (Vol. 6, 1 ed., pp. 373-394). Cambridge, UK: White Horse Press.
    2015 Suh, J. (2015). Economics of everyday cycling and cycling facilities. In J. Bonham, & M. Johnson (Eds.), Cycling Futures (pp. 107-130). Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press.
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    2009 Suh, J., Lwanga, R., Harrison, S., & Herbohn, J. (2009). Visitors’ attitudes towards hypothetical hoop pine plantations on the pastoral southern Atherton Tablelands, Australia. In E. Saratsi, M. Burgi, K. Johann, D. Kirby, C. Moreno, & C. Watkins (Eds.), Woodland Cultures in Time and Space : tales from the past, messages for the future (pp. 323-329). Athens: Embryo.
    2007 Emtage, N., Suh, J., Cedamon, E., Harrison, S., & Herbohn, J. (2007). Promoting smallholder forestry as a poverty alleviation measure in the Philippines: A study focused on Leyte Province. In C. Tisdell (Ed.), Poverty, Poverty Alleviation and Social Disadvantage: Analysis, Case Study and Policies (Vol. 3, pp. 904-924). New Delhi: Serials.
    2005 Harrison, S., Herbohn, J., Smorfitt, D., & Suh, J. (2005). Economic issues and lessons arising from the community rainforest reforestation program. In P. Erskine, D. Lamb, & M. Bristow (Eds.), Reforestation in the tropics and subtropics of Australia using rainforest tree species (pp. 245-261). Barton, A.C.T: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
    2004 Harrison, S., Herbohn, J., Killin, D., Suh, J., & Smorfitt, D. (2004). Timber marketing in a revitalised north Queensland forest industry: overview of major issues. In J. Suh, D. Smorfitt, S. Harrison, & J. Herbohn (Eds.), Marketing of farm-grown timber in tropical North Queensland (pp. 1-7). Brisbane, Australia: CRC for Tropical Rainforest Ecology & Management.
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2012 Suh, J. (2012). A SWOT analysis of integrated rice-duck farming in Asian developing countries. In Proceedings of the International conference on food and agricultural engineering and International Multi-conference on chemical, ecological and biological sciences (pp. 166-170). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: International Scientific Academy of Engineering & Technology.
    2006 Suh, J., Lwanga, R., Harrison, S., & Herbohn, J. (2006). Visitor attitudes to a proposed hoop pine plantation establishment on the Southern Atherton tablelands. In S. Harrison, & J. Herbohn (Eds.), Sustainable Forest Industry Development inTropical North Queensland Workshop proceedings (pp. 135-146). Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management.
    2005 Harrison, S., Suh, J., Mangaoang, E., Bulayog, S., & Herbohn, J. (2005). Modelling timber supply and demand associated with existing tree farms within Leyte including external markets. In J. Suh, S. Harrison, J. Herbohn, E. Mangaoang, & J. Vanclay (Eds.), ACIAR Smallholder Forestry Project - Improving Financial Returns to Smallholder Tree Farmers in the Philippines (pp. 87-94). Australia: University of Queensland.
    2004 Suh, J., Killin, D., & Harrison, S. (2004). The role of grower co-operatives in the marketing of farm-grown timber in north Queensland. In J. Suh, D. Smorfitt, S. Harrison, & J. Herbohn (Eds.), Marketing of Farm-grown Timber in Tropical North Queensland (pp. 89-102). Cairns: Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2018 Suh, J. (2018). Permacultural environmentalism and practices. Poster session presented at the meeting of Present Environment and Sustainable Development International Symposium 2018. Iasi, Romania.
    2016 Suh, J. (2016). A brief history of organic agriculture and rural community in South Korea. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Seminar on Emerging Trends in Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.
    2015 Suh, J. (2015). A tale of two rural development movements: Saemaul in South Korea and Sarvodaya Shramadana in Sri Lanka. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th International Convention of Asian Scholars. Adelaide, Australia.
    2014 Suh, J. (2014). Concepts and principles in neoclassical economics: discovery of human nature or making of norms. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2nd International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Asian Regional Conference.
    2014 Suh, J. (2014). Large-scale organic rice farming by smallholder farmers in Hongdong District, South Korea. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Food Studies Conference 2014. The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
    2013 Suh, J. (2013). Future strategies to foster integrated rice-duck farming in Asian developing countries. Poster session presented at the meeting of 1st International Conference of the Asia-Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
    2012 Suh, J. (2012). A SWOT analysis of integrated rice-duck farming in Asian developing countries. Poster session presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the International Conference on Food and Agricultural Engineering. Kuala Lumpur.
    2005 Suh, J., & Emtage, N. (2005). Identifying typology of households based on the characteristics of their farming land and livelihood systems. Poster session presented at the meeting of ACIAR Smallholder Forestry Project - Improving Financial Returns to Smallholder Tree Farmers in the Philippines, 15-17 February, 2005, Ormoc City, the Philippines. Ormoc City, the Philippines.

Erasmus+ Staff Teaching Mobility Grant 2018, Alexsandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Korean Studies Grants Scheme 2018, The Academy of Korean Studies, South Korea 

  • GEOG 1103 Economy, Environment and Place
  • GEOG 2134 Resource Scarcity and Allocation
  • GEOG 3010 Tourism and Environment
  • GEOG 7004 Environmental Economics and Policy
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 Principal Supervisor Valuing non-market environmental goods: a study on the particulate matter caused by Adani's Carmichael mine using the contingency valuation method Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Laura Anne Cattonar
    2019 Co-Supervisor Tourism, Multifunctionality and Resilient Landscapes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Rebecca Eve Pearson
    2019 Co-Supervisor Marriage of Necessity: the Nexus Between Climate Change and Urban Resilience Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr George Babington Amegavi
    2018 Principal Supervisor Sustainable Rural Economic Development and Periodic Markets in Ghana: A Rural Web Analysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Godfred Addai
    2018 Co-Supervisor Climate Change, Indigenous Knowledge and Food Security in Northern Ghana Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Lawrence Guodaar
    2018 Co-Supervisor Policy Options for Climate Change Loss and Damage: A Case Study from Fijian Agriculture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Moleen Monita Nand
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Migration between Australia and Singapore in the 21st Century: Settlement Experiences and Transnational Issues Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Hannah Barbour
    2017 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Exploration and Evaluation of the Alternative Wildlife Management Options for the Loliondo Game Controlled Area in Tanzania: Multi-criteria Analysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Gileard Sifueli Minja
    2015 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Contemporary migration between Malaysia and Australia: Transnational and settlement experiences Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Christina Ken Yin Yeo
    2015 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Sustaining Off-Reserve Forests in Ghana: A Game-Theoretic Approach Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Emmanuel Otutei
    2007 - 2010 Co-Supervisor The Social and Economic Impacts of a Logging Access Road: A Case Study of Marudi Town, Sarawak, Malaysia Master of Arts Master Full Time Mr Bemen Win Keong Wong
    2007 - 2008 Co-Supervisor Planning for Holistic Sustainability: A Study of the 'Process' in Kerala (India) and Sweden Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Vigya Sharma
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133014
  • Email: jungho.suh@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3772
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor G
  • Room: G 20
  • Org Unit: Geography, Environment and Population

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