SDGs related activities in the Department of

Development and Sustainability

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Department of Development and Sustainability is working to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through our research, outreach and teaching work. Below are some examples of our projects. Click the SDG to check out on our projects.

Thailand is the world’s No.1 exporter of processed cassava products, especially tapioca starch powder. Any other country pales in comparison. While it is well known that tapioca production and export...

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The study analyzed the impact of rubber plantation in Northern Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. It showed how different farmers are impacted and adjust in different ways, and often times, the...

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The project aimed at spatial and policy assessment on the future vulnerability to flood hazards in the context of urban growth for Lower Mekong region. Activities performed include: 1) development...

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Based on the request from Prefectural University of Hiroshima, AIT acts as a focal point in Thailand for this trilateral civic engagement project to address the ocean plastic pollution problem....

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AIT did the Thailand part of the study and analyzed housing rights of migrants (Cambodian, Burmese, Lao) in Pathumthani, Thailand. The study found that women tend to pay higher rent...

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This project aims to establish a working group on Higher Education Institutions on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development under the ProSPER.Net umbrella. Its aim is to form a robust regional...

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The project aims to overview the status, risks and trends of the flood disasters in the Mueang District as a case to develop a system-based multi-disciplinary framework for local level...

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AIT participated for the first time in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which looks at global universities’ commitment and performance in furthering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Over 850...

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Disaster Resilience and Business Continuity Planning at the various level for Advocating Safety of Public and Private Hospitals, Schools, and other Critical Structures are one of the key components for...

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This is project is a research collaboration project between Lund University in NRM of SERD, AIT in Thailand and the Royal University of Agriculture. Named FRAWASA, this project is aimed...

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The project will develop a database of policies, interventions and best practices in the energy sector (with focus on SDG7 targets). The database will be uploaded in the Energy Portal...

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There is a large demographic change in fishing communities in Asia – either because of aging or because of out-migration. The study compared the situation in Thailand (aging society) and...

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The Training Program on Disaster Risk Management and Governance aims to increase efficiency in disaster preparedness, mitigation and management to minimize the loss of life and properties in disaster or...

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The study reviewed the laws and regulations related to human trafficking and migration in Thailand and Cambodia. It identified some limitations in laws itself, as well as in its implementation....

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Women’s unpaid work responsibilities in Laos is restricting women to take up productive work. Access to water and electricity, as well as childcare services are essential for rural women to...

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Since 2018, Dr. Sohee M. Kim, Assistant Professor at UEM has been participated as a guest lecturer in the capacity building & training programs and student workshop on “Low-carbon Integrated...

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This research project, using both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, focused on women’s economic empowerment and social protection projects in four Mekong countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam....

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The Sindh Resilience Project, with the Sindh Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), signed a contract with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 28th June 2019, to execute a project...

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The Living Deltas Research Hub is funded for five years (2019-2024) and operates across four delta systems – Red River, Mekong deltas in Vietnam; the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna system in Bangladesh and...

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There is a lack of comprehensive research on attitude toward LGBT people and challenges they face, making it difficult for advocates, development partners and policy makers to promote effective policies...

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Vietnam is experiencing with rapid demographic and social change including rural out migration and aging population in rural areas. Rapid economic growth and industrialization have not been friendly to the...

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The project studied migration in fishing communities in Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka. It explored how migration is used as a strategy to manage diminishing fishing resources and the deprivation...

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This project is designed to train university lecturers, NGOs, and government officials from ASEAN member states on identifying the low-carbon business development opportunities created by forestry climate change project. Trainers...

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The aim of the project is to assess the extent and forms of women’s participation in the political sphere in Myanmar, and explore barriers and enabling factors. We define participation...

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This project contributes to capacity building of YUE for qualitative research. It consists of graduate education at AIT, curriculum development of gender and development at YUE, qualitative research training workshop...

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Thousands of species are threatened globally with extinction, there has been a swift decline in biodiversity and ecosystem resilience and people are being kept in poverty as trade in wildlife...

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The project was initiated based on the request from the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) which is the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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To update the curriculum of universities in line with SDG goal on quality of education with focus on issues related to sustainability. Keywords: Sustainability, education, textile education, training

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Groundwater plays a crucial role in the water security, poverty reduction and sustainable development of the Mekong region. However, in many countries either the groundwater is under-utilized or over exploited...

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Guided by the question of whether the jobs being created within these zones are promoting decent work for women migrant workers, this study developed four case studies of SEZs: Thilawa...

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