Department in the NEWS: The GAF Website

Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and Sustainability

Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Head, Department of Development and Sustainability quoted in the story “Empowering, counting and hearing women: GAF7 showcases gender equality progress and challenges” published by Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF) website.

The GAF website also thanks to the GAF7 Volunteers from AIT, who, under the leadership of Veena, helped make all the events flow smoothly.

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Congratulations to Ms.Veena N. for receiving the best paper award at GAF7

A presentation by Ms.Veena N., a PhD GDS student with her advisor, Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe, as co-author, was awarded the Best Paper Award at GAF7 (the 7th Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons).

Veena is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development.

The title of this article was “Migrant Women’s Strategies to Cope with Exploitative Employment Practices in Thai Seafood Sector: A Case Study from Rayong and Trat”

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AIT CAREER FAIR & S.U. RESEARCH EXHIBITION, 2018

Twenty-four (24) organizations have confirmed to join the AIT Career Fair scheduled on 31 October 2018 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. at the AIT Conference Center. Opening Program is at 9:30 a.m. at the Robert B. Banks Auditorium, AITCC. 

You are cordially invited to explore and uncover opportunities offered by the companies that are joining the event.

A brief profile of the companies that are attending our Fair are given below, with 9 first timers and 15 continuing Career Fair partners, as follows :

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Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development: Integrating Higher Education Institutions achieving SFDRR and SDG

The International Symposium Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development Integrating Higher Education Institutions achieving SFDRR and SDG Thematic Areas: – Disaster Risk, Education and Communication – Sustainable Development and Resilience – Disaster Risk Science and Engineering – Trending Technologies in Natural Disaster Risk Reduction – Disaster Data Science and Management   Read more…

PhD Colloquium for October 2018

Topic: Livelihood Vulnerability and Adaptation Options for Fishing Communities of Balochistan Coast, Pakistan

Presenter: Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Las/RRDP
Moderator: Ms. Pattajaree Krasaesen/UEM

Date: Wednesday, 31st October, 2018
Time: 15:00-16:00 hrs.
Venue: S201

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Myanmar Forestry University and WCS visiting AIT

Special Lecture for Visiting Students and Faculty from Myanmar Forestry University, and WCS staffs

“REDD+ Rules, Drivers and REDD+ Activities”

presented by Dr.Nophea Sasaki, NRM Faculty

On 17 October 2018, Dr.Nophea Sasaki NRM faculty was teaching REDD+ to a group of students from Myanmar’s Forestry University and Staff of WCS who visiting at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

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GAF7 Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons

The 7th Global Conference on “Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries”

Expanding the Horizons
18 – 21 October 2018, at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and SustainabilityProf. Kyoko Kusakabe, the Head of Department of Development and Sustainability and GDS faculty is the Co-Chair, Overall Organising Committee on the 7th GAF conference.
The photos available at department’s facebook: @ddsserd
Download the time table contents: GAF7-Program

 

 

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Congratulations to Mr.Rajan Parajuli for receiving the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

An article written by Rajan Parajuli, a GDS PhD student with his advisor, Dr. Philippe Doneys, as co-author, was awarded the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Rajan is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development. The article was coauthored by Rajan with his advisor Dr. Philippe Doneys, who serves as an Associate Professor at AIT.

Atlas was launched by Elsevier in January 2015 to showcase research that is of significant impact to people’s lives around the world. Every month, a single Atlas article is selected from published research from across over 3,800 journals on Science Direct by an external advisory board made up of individuals from NGOs. The panelists review the contribution to science and society, and analyze the societal impact of the article.

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