Fieldtrips, within the course of Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP) workshops instructed by Dr Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen, are designed to provide RRDP Master students opportunities to interact and work with local communities on local development planning. It encourages students to be curious, inquiring, to apply theoretical knowledge into practices, and to enjoy learning. This activity is to promote the connection between our research and teaching with community.(more…)
5 AIT students attend the International Summer School on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” between August 18 – 24, 2019.
Five AIT students participated in Summer school on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” organized by the School of Geoscience and Info-Physics of the Central South University of China. Participating students were Nattapon Trumikaborworn (DPMM/DDS), Ranadheer Mandadi, Hasan Reaz Kallol (DPMM/DDS), Afsana Shahid, and Gautam Dadhich.(more…)
A team of three students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has won the 2019 International Day of Forests (2019 IDF) organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 21 March 2019.
The AIT team of Sarathanjali Manoharan, Pimolporn Jintarith, and Megha Bajaj, who debated on the topic “Providing the youth with an equal opportunities to study forestry will help reduce inequality issues in the world,” emerged as winners at the event, which was co-organized by the FAO, the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), and United Nations Environment.(more…)
Topic: International Contract Labour Migration: The Experience of Vietnamese Migrants Returned from Taiwan Presenter: Ms. Nguyen Quynh Phuong, RRDPModerator: : Ms. Alita Chaladdee, UEM Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019Time: 11:00 – 12:00 hrsVenue: S201, SERD Building, AIT
Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Head, Department of Development and Sustainability was quoted in the “Empowering, counting and hearing women: GAF7 showcases gender equality progress and challenges” published by Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF) website.
The article also mentions GAF7 Volunteers from AIT, who helped all the events flow smoothly.
Topic: Factors affecting waterbirds’ abundance, diversity and richness in Bung Boraphet Marsh, Central Thailand
Presenter: Mr. Rehan Ul Haq (NRM)
Moderator: Ms. Fatemeh Safaripaskiaby (GDS)
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 15:00-16:00 hrs.
Venue: S201 (NRM Workshop Room)
Topic: An empirical analysis of behavioral factors of coal mine workers associated with injuries: The case of Pakistan
Presenter: Mr. Mazhar Ali (DPMM)
Moderator: Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Lasi (RRDP)
Date: 29th August 2018
Time: 15:00 – 16:00 hrs.
Venue: S201(NRM Workshop Room)
PhD Colloquium Topic: Can Economic Upgrading leads to Women Workers Welfare Improvement & Gender Equality at The Workplace: The Case Study of Thai Manufacturing Firms Presenter: Mr. Rapipong Promnart Preamble The Department of Development and Sustainability has started a PhD colloquium for PhD students in 7th of August 2017. Read more…
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.
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.