We are happy to announce the “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” from 24 -25 June 2021 scheduled to be held at Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND (In-person and Virtual) [www.disaster-sustainability.org]. The “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” organized by the Asian Institute of Technology brings together discussion on various dimensions of higher education systems in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development. The International Symposium will focus on various dimensions of existing and future risk scenarios and concerted efforts of the scientific communities to find new adaptation methods.(more…)
This year’s UN official theme on Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. We focus on our everyday lives – what/ how we eat, move, relate to others, communicate, study, work, and live our lives. We can choose to challenge gender inequality in our daily lives – any time, alone or with others. We believe that an accumulation of these everyday consciousness by individuals can lead us to collectively overcoming gender bias and realizing a more equal and inclusive future.(more…)
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
Department of Development and Sustainability would like to Congratulate Dr.Vilas Nitivattananon for being promoted from the rank of Associate Professor to Full Professor, following the approval of the Board of the Trustees at its meeting held on the 21st of January 2021. We wish him every success in his career.(more…)
During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, any person who qualifies to enter Thailand must undergo a 14-day period of self-quarantine. Since September 2020, AIT has been accommodating incoming overseas students’ entry into the country at its official Organizational Quarantine (OQ) facility. As of 1 January 2021, 143 students had taken advantage of the OQ. The Gazette spoke to some students about their experiences.(more…)
IGS International Symposium “Development, Education, and Gender” – Symposium celebrating 20 years of Ochanomizu University and AIT Workshop Programme
Institute for Gender Studies (IGS) Internation Symposium, “Development, Education, and Gender” Symposium celebrating 20 years of Ochanomizu University – AIT Workshop. This is to commemorate the 20th anniversary of exchange program between AIT and Ochanomizu University. Our PhD student (Mr.Song Changhui) will be speaking on behalf of the AIT students who participated in the exchange.(more…)
Urban Environmental Management program is being transformed to Urban Innovation and Sustainability for August 2021 semester intake
Department of Development and Sustainability, AIT, Thailand would like to inform you that the Urban Environmental Management (UEM) program will be transformed to Urban Innovation and Sustainability (UIS) program for August 2021 semester intake. Thus, the students who apply to UEM will be transferred to UIS automatically. For those who want to apply to UEM, kindly to apply UIS.(more…)
The Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) is happy to inform that Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon has been appointed as the new Head of Department (HoD) starting January 2021, taking over the lead from Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe (2017-2020).(more…)