Department in the NEWS: The GAF Website

Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and Sustainability

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.

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Congratulations to Ms.Veena N. for receiving the best paper award at GAF7

A presentation by Ms.Veena N., a PhD GDS student with her advisor, Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe, as co-author, was awarded the Best Paper Award at GAF7 (the 7th Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons).

Veena is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development.

The title of this article was “Migrant Women’s Strategies to Cope with Exploitative Employment Practices in Thai Seafood Sector: A Case Study from Rayong and Trat”

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Book Chapters

2017: Lorina Sthapit and Philippe Doneys (2017), “Female Maoist combatants during and after the People’s War”, in Ashild Kolas (ed.), Women, Peace and Security in Nepal, London: Routledge. 2016: Kusakabe, Kyoko (2016) “Street vending in Phnom Penh: Flourishing but invisible” in Simon Springer and Katherine Brickell (eds) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia, Read more…

GAF7 Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons

The 7th Global Conference on “Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries”

Expanding the Horizons
18 – 21 October 2018, at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and SustainabilityProf. Kyoko Kusakabe, the Head of Department of Development and Sustainability and GDS faculty is the Co-Chair, Overall Organising Committee on the 7th GAF conference.
The photos available at department’s facebook: @ddsserd
Download the time table contents: GAF7-Program

 

 

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Congratulations to Mr.Rajan Parajuli for receiving the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

An article written by Rajan Parajuli, a GDS PhD student with his advisor, Dr. Philippe Doneys, as co-author, was awarded the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Rajan is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development. The article was coauthored by Rajan with his advisor Dr. Philippe Doneys, who serves as an Associate Professor at AIT.

Atlas was launched by Elsevier in January 2015 to showcase research that is of significant impact to people’s lives around the world. Every month, a single Atlas article is selected from published research from across over 3,800 journals on Science Direct by an external advisory board made up of individuals from NGOs. The panelists review the contribution to science and society, and analyze the societal impact of the article.

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