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Ngwe Lwin

Committee member

Ngwe Lwin

Fauna and Flora International, Myanmar programme

Current affiliations

Dr. Ngwe Lwin serves as the Director of the Myanmar program at Fauna and Flora International. Additionally, he is a part of the Primate Specialist Group of the IUCN SSC in the Southeast Asia/Indochina section and is a member of the Myanmar National Red List Assessment team for Primates.

Recent publications

  • Man NS, Lwin N, Sutcharit C, and Panha S (2023) Further notes on the taxonomy of the land snail family Clausiliidae Gray, 1855 (Stylommatophora, Helicina) from Myanmar with description of two new species. ZooKeys 1160. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1159.98022

  • Yang L, Chen T, Shi K, Zhang L, Lwin N, and Fan P (2022) Effects of climate and land-cover change on the conservation status of gibbons. Conservation Biology 37(1): e14045 doi: 10.1111/cobi.14045

  • Aung TD and Lwin N (2022) Conservation of Asian Vultures in Myanmar. Hornbill, pp: 88-93.

  • Lwin N, Ngoprasert D, Sukumal N, Browne S, and Savini T (2022) Status and distribution of Hoolock gibbon in the newly established Indawgyi Biosphere Reserve: implication for Protected Area management. Global Ecology and Conservation 38: e02209. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02209

  • Yang Y, Lin AK, Garber PA, et al. (2022) The 10th anniversary of the scientific description of the black snub‐nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus strykeri): It is time to initiate a set of new management strategies to save this critically endangered primate from extinction. American Journal of Primatology 84(6): e23372. doi: doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23372

  • Lin AK, Lwin N, Aung SS, Oo WN,  Lum LZ, and Grindley M (2022) The conservation status of Red Panda in north-east Myanmar. In: Glatston AR (ed) Red Panda, biology and conservation of the first panda (2nd Edition). Academic Press, pp.475-488. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-823753-3.00023-5

  • Lwin N, Sukumal N, and Savini T (2021) Modelling the conservation status of the threatened hoolock gibbon (genus Hoolock) over its range. Global Ecology and Conservation 29: e01726. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01726


  • Borzee A, McNeely J, Magellan K, et al. (2020) COVID-19 Highlights the Need for More Effective Wildlife Trade Legislation, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, December 2020, Vol. 35, No. 12

  • Christian Roos, Kristofer M. Helgen, Roberto Portela Miguez, Naw May Lay Thant, Ngwe Lwin et al., (2020). Mitogenomic phylogeny of the Asian colobine genus Trachypithecus with special focus on Trachypithecus phayrei (Blyth, 1847) and description of a new species, Zoological Research, Vol. 41 (6), pp. 656-669, 2020

  • Christoph Zockler, Ngwe Lwin, Thant Zin Tun, Stefan Pfutzke, Frank Momberg, Joost Van Ven & Simon Delany (2020). Surveys of riverine birds along the Ayeyarwady River in 2017-2019 and conservation implications, Forktail, Vol. 36, pp. 1 – 15.

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