Office of Public Affairs Student of Natural Resources Management, Win Myint Thein, and student of Water Engineering and Management, Vishal Thakur, gave insights into their internship with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok. The exposure to various aspects outside their fields of expertise have broadened their perspectives and Read more…
Date-Time: Saturday 01 May 2021, 08:00 – 17:00 (ICT/GMT+0700 Bangkok Time)
Venue: Online Hackathon
Team Participant: Selected Team only
Adaptation Practices to Climate Change: A Case Study of Ethnic Minority Farmers in the Northern Mountainous Area of Vietnam
PhD Colloquium for April 2021
Date: Thursday 29th April 2021
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. Thailand Time
Venue: Via Zoom Online
The Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) is happy to inform that Prof.Nophea Sasaki has been appointed as the new Head of Department (HoD) starting 16 April 2021, taking over the lead from Prof. Vilas Nitivattananon (January 2021 – 15 April 2021).(more…)
Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021
Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability
We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021
With almost 500 million hectares of tropical forests being degraded by now and another 13 million hectares being lost annually, there is a critical need to restore these forests to avoid more future punishment by the Mother Nature. The New York Declaration on Forests set the target to restore 350M hectares of forests by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals 15 specifically recognizes the need to manage and restore the forests.
1.1. Funder: ADB (Asian Development Bank), JFPR (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)
1.2. Project: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Enhanced Recovery and Sustainability of Highlands
1.3. Lead: AIT and Nippon Koei Co.
1.4. Initiator: Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand.
1.5. Objective: To strengthen the capacity of local governments and communities to address climate change and to demonstrate climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices
1.6. Target Area: Nan Province, the Kingdom of Thailand
The vision of the Royal Thai Government (RTG) is to prepare the country and its people for the emerging ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Through its non-binding RTG Fellowships at AIT, it seeks to prepare its engineers, scientists and managers to become global citizens and emerge as key drivers of Thailand’s international competitiveness. Thus, generous academic fellowships are being offered to Thai students to pursue Master’s and Ph.D. programs(more…)
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand is offering applicants to its Master and Doctoral degree programs an opportunity to qualify for generous academic scholarships. A large number of no-bond AIT Scholarships are available for students applying for postgraduate programs offered at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET); School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD); and School of Management (SOM). As Asia’s leading international higher learning institute, the AIT Scholarships are intended to increase the number of skilled international scientists, engineers, and managers required to meet the future challenges of the emerging Asian Economic Community region and beyond.(more…)
The Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarships are granted by the Royal Thai Government in honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The aim is to assist human resources development in 6 GMS countries, namely Cambodia, Southern Part of China: Yunnan and Guangxi provinces, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand in any academic program related to the following four thematic areas:(more…)