Student Assistantship – NVivo Data Analysis (Period July-September 2020)

We are looking for an AIT student who wants to be a part (as a student assistant) of an international project “Understanding Barriers and Working Pathways Towards Women Political Participation in Myanmar”.

The project aims to understand the barriers and working pathways towards women’s political participation by using qualitative data analysis. Your work consists in assisting the co-investigators with qualitative data analysis by using the NVivo software.

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[video] What is gender and development studies?

What is gender and development studies? Japanese professors at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) tell you!

Gender Studies video made by GDS Students (Chinese subtitle available)
Speaker: Professor Kyoko Kusakabe, Gender and Development Studies (GDS) of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Recording, editing, subtitles, etc by GDS Students

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Student Assistant (SA) Opportunity for AIT students

1. Background

1.1. Funder: UKRI (The United Kingdom Research and Innovation)
1.2. Scheme: GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund)
1.3. Project: Trade Hub (Trade, Development, and the Environment Hub)
1.4. Lead: UNEP-WCMC (The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
1.5. Objective: To achieve sustainable trade of agricultural and wildlife products
1.6. Target countries: Indonesia, China, Brazil, Tanzania, R Congo, DR Congo, Cameroon, Gabon.
1.7. Role of AIT: MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning)

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PhD Colloquium: Process of Coordination and Negotiation between Villagers and Public Agencies over Natural Resource Management in China: Insights from Xishuangbanna Prefecture

The Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) organized a Ph.D. colloquium for Ph.D. students on 27 May 2020 as a monthly regular event of the Department. Before the presentation started, Mr. Uddhav Guragain, a Ph.D. candidate as a moderator shared that DDS had already conducted  20 sessions of Ph.D. Colloquium so far since it was started august 2017 as monthly basis. The main objectives of the colloquium to interact with the Ph.D. students under DDS to share their research, findings, experience, challenges, solutions.

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Latest special issue of Gender, Technology & Development examines new learnings on women and fisheries

26 May 2020 | Bangkok, Thailand: Women work in all stages of the fish value chain, producing, processing and selling fish and through their work support the economy, their households, and communities in rural and coastal regions. They are said to make up half the fisheries workforce, yet their work goes unrecognized in most official statistics, policies and development programs which frequently are designed from a gender-blind standpoint.

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