Thank you Dr. Meghnath Dhimal for a special lecture

The Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) was pleased to host Dr. Meghnath Dhimal for a special lecture on “Research methods in environmental health, social science and development planning”.

Dr. Meghnath Dhimal is currently working as Chief Research Officer at the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Government of Nepal, and is also a Guest Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine, Social Medicine and Environmental Medicine, Goethe University, Germany.
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PhD Colloquium for October 2017

PhD Colloquium for October 2017

Title: Farm Households’ Simultaneous Use of Sources to Access Information on Cotton Production

Presenter: Mr. Muhammad Yaseen, PhD student/RRDP

Rapporteur: Ms. Surutwadee Pak-Uthai, PhD student/NRM

Discussant: Ms. Farha Naz, PhD student/GDS

Date: 18 October 2017

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PhD Colloquium (7-Aug-2017)

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…

‘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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