In August 2019, three DDS students completed their PhD. Congratulations! We are very proud to have Shahab-E-Saqib, Supattra Yamsrual and Manjunatha Venkatappa as new PhD holders who will be leaders in their own respective fields. It was an awesome month for us having three subsequent PhD public defence seminars in a month.(more…)
Why self-reflection is critical for Bangladesh
Firdaus Ara Hussain and Mokbul Morshed Ahmad
Through the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling upon global leaders to come to New York with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent over the next decade, and to net zero emissions by 2050. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has responded to the call of Secretary-General Guterres, and Bangladesh will join the summit being one of the country members of Track No 6 on resilience and adaptation.(more…)
Prof. Jayant Kumar Routray was bestowed with the title of Professor Emeritus at AIT’s 131st Graduation on 17 May 2019. Earlier, the conferment of the title of Professor Emeritus was approved at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018. Prof. Routray joined AIT as Read 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
Ms. Way Way Hlaing is the winner of the AIT Students’ Blog Contest (January 2019) semester. Her blog post titled “Each and Every Moment is Special” can be read here:https://www.ait.ac.th/2019/03/every-moment-special/
Ms. Way Way Hlaing is a student of Regional and Rural Development Program in our School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD).
The second prize goes to Treza Theint of the School of Engineering and Technology (SET), while Samudhbha Sharma from SERD wins the third prize.
Congratulations to our winners! We wish to thank M.L. Thanisa Choombala, Interim Director of AIT’s Language Center for evaluating the entries.
News source: https://www.ait.ac.th/2019/01/ait-partners-two-uk-research-innovation-global-research-hubs/ The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is partnering in two global research hubs funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). These interdisciplinary hubs will work across 85 countries together with governments, international agencies, the private sector, and NGOs with the aim of developing creative and sustainable solutions Read more…
ED77.17 Rural-Regional Development Planning Workshop by Dr. Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen. The course provides conceptual framework, techniques and methodology in rural and regional planning to analyze problems and formulate a local development plan and project proposals of the study area, involving the active participation of people at the grassroots level. The course participants will be encouraged to use their practical expertise and applications of theoretical knowledge in development planning acquired earlier in conducting the field study in the study area.
On January 2019 semester, this course selected Kap Cheong district, Surin province with 4 T.A.O.Khu Tan, Dan, Ta Khian and Naeng Mut as the study area.
T.A.O. is Tambon Administrative Organisation as same as Sub-district Administrative Organisation (SAO). We used the word T.A.O. instead of SAO to call them.(more…)
We have the special lecture on “Uncertainty in migration forecasting – data, methods and challenges” by Dr. Arek Wiśniowski, Lecturer in Social Statistics at the University of Manchester Organized by: Dr.Sylvia Szabo, RRDP Faculty Photo credit: Ms Kyawt Yin Min Thein
DDS would like to congratulation Professor Jayant Kumar Routray for being promoted from the bestowal of the title Emeritus Professor.
The title Emeritus Professor is conferred on AIT full Professors on retirement after continuous distinguished service. The award of the title will be conferred to those who have achieved outstanding international professional status and have made significant academic contributions to the Institute through teaching, publications and professional work.
Curriculum Structure Regional and Rural Development Planning Thesis Option Research Study Option – Total number of required credits 11 (incl.4 credits of dept-wide courses) 11 (incl.4 credits of dept-wide courses) – Total number of elective credits 15 27 – Total number of course works 26 38 – Total number Read more…