Drought Risk Management in South and South East Asia, a book co-edited by Dr. Indrajit Pal – Faculty and Chair in the Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, has been published recently.(more…)
“COVIDization”, Presented by DDS Student Miss Chitralada Chaiya at the 11th National Public Administration Conference
The epidemic of the COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world in every dimension. Consequently, it can be said that this is an era of “COVIDization”. This complete change of lifestyle has “disrupted” people into “New normal” especially in the public health service, which has been a direct responsibility since the beginning of the pandemic.(more…)
“Fisherfolk in Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka — Migration, Gender and Well-being”, the first edition of the book co-edited by Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe
“Fisherfolk in Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka — Migration, Gender and Well-being”, the first edition of the book co-edited by Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and Sustainability, has recently been published.(more…)
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.(more…)
Three Myanmar students were selected to study the summer course 2020 at DDS. This year, we offered the class online due to COVID-19, and students participated in the course from their home country. This scholarship was supported by IDRC Canada(more…)
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(more…)
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)
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.(more…)
Dr. Indrajit Pal, Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM), AIT appears in India National TV Network (Zee News 24 Ghonta) as a panelist on Cyclone “Amphan”, a severe cyclone in Bay-of Bengal hit the east coast of India (West Bengal) on 20 May 2020.(more…)
Cambodia’s Sopheap Sreng is a first recipient of the Xulhaz Mannan Inclusive Development Award conferred by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for his commitment to the inclusion of marginalized populations in USAID’s development efforts. He currently is a Gender and Project Design Specialist with USAID Cambodia.(more…)