Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who wish to pursue a Master Degree in a development-related field. JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs spanning a Read more…

Congratulation Dr.Binda Pandey the 1st Nepalese Constituent Assembly

Dr. Binda Pandey, a graduate from Gender and Development Studies in 2002, has been re-elected as member of parliament in Nepal for the next five years. This is her second term in office.
She is a prominent advocate for women’s rights, and currently serves as a Governing Council of General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) and a Deputy Member of ILO Governing Body.
We would like to congratulate our graduate for this achievement.

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Special lecture “Development Cooperation of the European Union: Priorities, Strategies and Methodological Considerations”

Special lecture Development Cooperation of the European Union: Priorities, Strategies and Methodological Considerations

by Mr Jerome Pons, Head of Cooperation from the EU Delegation in Bangkok.

Prior to joining the European Commission, Mr. Pons worked for ten years with international and non-governmental organisations in the fields of development, good governance and humanitarian assistance in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Pons has a Master’s degree in ‘Banking and International Finance’ and a PostGraduate Diploma in ‘Development Economics’ from the University of Dijon, France.

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NRM REDD+ Training 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand

Accounting for Forest Carbon Stocks, Emissions, and Reductions or Removals using Forest Inventory Data and Google Earth Engine

Traning Date : 23-31 March 2018
Training Venue : Ambassador Hotel Bangkok
Field Trip : Forest inventory at Khao Hin Son Royal Development Study Centre, Thailand
Training Capacity : 25 Trainees

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‘Team AIT’ students are champs at FAO debate competition to mark 2015 International Day of Forests

AIT’s international graduate students won top honors on 20 March 2014 against the team from Kasetsart University by debating as the negative team on the proposition: “That climate change means we should spend more money on protecting forests.”

The competition was organized by FAO at its headquarters to mark the International Day of Forests.

Team AIT included Master’s students Ms. Katika Punbuatoom from Thailand, and Ms. Sumitra KC and Pradeep Baral from Nepal. All three are students in the Natural Resources Management (NRM) field of study at the AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development. Ms. Sumitra KC was also awarded “Best Speaker” at the debate.

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‘Team AIT’ – Champs at FAO ‘International Day of Forests’ Debate Competition

Marking “International Day of Forests” on 21 March 2014 at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, the competition was held under the theme “Forestry in a Changing World.”

AIT’s international graduate students won top honors against the team from King Mongkut’s University of Technology by debating the proposition: “The best way to conserve forests is to keep people out of the forests.”

The team included Cambodian doctoral student Sam Chanthy, fellow doctoral student Rehan Ul Haq of Pakistan, and master’s student Aung Kyaw Naing from Myanmar. All three are students in the Natural Resources Management field of study at the AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development. Sam Chanthy was also awarded “Best Speaker” at the debate.

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