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Most Recent Thesis and Dissertations

Students at NRM field of study have conducted research in diverse areas concerning natural resources management in Asia. A list of completed Doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses over the last few years is provided below.


Master’s Thesis

  1. An Assessment of Salinity Impacts on Food Security at Household Level of Small-Scale Farmers in South-Western Coastal Regions of Banglades [Mr. Md. Ashik-Ur-Rahman]
  2. Analysis of Stakeholder Participation in the Flood Expansion Area Project in Nakhon Sawan province and Phitsanulok province, Thailand [Ms. Thanaporn Trakuldit]
  3. Land Use Change and Its Impacts on Water Pumping in Bang Pakong River Basin, Thailand. [Ms. Supaporn Pannon]
  4. Conservation of Mangrove Forest for Offsetting Carbon Emissions from the Krabi Power Plant in Thailand [Ms. Sutida Rumphoei]
  5. Estimation of Carbon Emissions from Deforestation in Afghanistan: Implication for the Establishment of a Forest Reference Emission Level [Ms. Narges Teimoory]
  6. Assessment of Social-Ecological Vulnerability to Climate Change for Identifying and Prioritizing Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Strategies: A Case Study of Baba Mountain Valleys of Bamyan Province, Afghanistan [Mr. Mustafa Hasani]
  7. Local Perception toward Ecotourism Development in Kampong Phluk Community, Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia [Ms. Kry Sokna]
  8. Estimation of Carbon Storage in Teak Plantation for One Management Cycle: Implications for Carbon-based Incentives [Ms. Pinyarat Chayaporn]


Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Hydrologic responses to land management and villager’s willingness to pay for improved watershed management in the Chi river basin, Northeast Thailand [Yutthaphong Kheereemangkla], Published article
  2. Effect of Land Use Change on Smallholders’ Livelihood and Food Security in Northeastern Thailand [Ms Kanda Sakayarote], Published article
  3. Comparative Analysis on the Effects of Different Institutional Arrangements on Rural-Tourism Development in China: Case Study in Huangshan Mountain Area [Ms Qian Cheng], Published article 1Published article 2
  4. Local Perceptions on Polder Governance, Waterlogging and Salinity in Southwestern Coastal Region of Bangladesh: Implications for Adaptation Strategies [Mr. Md. Shariful Alam]. Published article 1
  5. Ratchaneewan Chuchird: Sustainable livelihood under agriculture-based traditional knowledge and technology for water management in Chaiyaphum province, Thailand. Published Article

Master’s Thesis

  1. Impact of Pak Moon Dam Construction on Land Use and Land Cover Change in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand [Adchara Chinsorn]
  2. Local Perceptions Toward Soil Salinity in Northeast Thailand [Suwannee Sala]
  3. Assessment of Local Understanding of Provisioning Services from Agroforestry Practices: A Case Study in Borabue District of Maha Sarakham Province [Pronphan Pathase]
  4. Variation of Carbon Stock in Oak Forest: A Case Study of Panchase Conservation Area, Nepal [Asmita Poudel]
  5. Managing University Campus Forest for Climate Change Mitigation: A Case Study of the AIT Campus [Vasan Narang]
  6. Estimation of Carbon-Based Incentives for Early Action Measures in Thailand’s Forest Sector [Kanjana Bunviboolvat]
  7. An Evaluation of Carbon-Based Financial Incentives in Community Forest Management: A Case Study of Ban Nong Mek Pattana Community Forest [Usa Cherdchoo]
  8. An Assessment of Carbon Stock and the Economic Potential of Mangrove in Samuth Songkram, Thailand Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques [Kamonporn Upakankaew]
  9. Managing University Campus Land for Bioenergy Production: A Case Study of the Asian Institute of Technology [Wu Szu Kuang]
  10. An Assessment of the Constraints Faced by Small-Scale Farmers in Achieving Organic Certification and of the Benefits obtained: A Case Study in Chiang Mai Province [Kassirin Phiboon]
  11. Economic Value of Recreational Services: A Case of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam [Le Truong Ngoc Han]
  12. The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Agricultural Land Use in Giao Thuy District, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam [Nguyen Quang Huy]
  13. Villagers’ Assessment of the Impacts of Eucalyptus Plantations in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar [Yadanar Swam Htet Kyaw]


Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Follow-Up To Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Cambodia: Towards New Approaches and Strategies [Mr. Sam Chanthy]. Published article
  2. Biomass estimation technique and carbon assessment and sequestration, Savannakhet, Lao PDR [Ms. Phutchard Vicharnakon]. Published article
  3. Social Preference and Economic Value of Ecosystem Services of Rice Irrigated Agriculture: A Case Study in Northeast Thailand [Mr Somsak Vivithkeyoonvong]. Published article
  4. Impact of Land Degradation on Crop Production in dry Zone Myanmar [Mrs Kyawt Kay Khaing Tun]. Published article
  5. Effect of Land Use Change on Ecosystem Services in Wang Thong Watershed, Northern Thailand [Ms Sunsanee Arunyawat]. Published article

Master’s Thesis

  1. Assessment of Soil Fertility Management Practices in Central Dry Zone of Myanmar [Ms Aye Aye Thin]
  2. Assessment of Constraints in Agriculture Production in the Dry Zone of Myanmar [Ms. Hnin Ei Win]
  3. Assessment of Soil Salinity Using Remote Sensing and Field-based Data in Meiktila District, Myanmar [Mr. Zaw Min Oo]
  4. Palm Oil for Biofuel Production and Its Impact on Food Security : Local and National Level Analysis in Thailand [Ms Neha Thapa]
  5. Stream Discharge Response to Climate Change and Land Use Change  in Tamor Basin, Nepal [Ms Sumitra KC]
  6. Factors Affecting Decision-Making of Farmers on Rice Farm Investment Under Changed Land Tenure Policy: A Case Study of Pyapon Township Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar [Ms Katikat Punbuatoom]
  7. Assessment of Land Tenure Security and Its Impact on Rural Farmers: A Case Study in Phyapon Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar [Ms Naw Dora]
  8. Assessment of the Role of Mangrove Conservation in Local Livelihood : A Case of Trapeang Sengke Community, Cambodia [Ms Mala Ing]
  9. Impact Assessment of Wetland Alliance Program Alternative Livelihood Programs on Livelihood of Beneficiary Households in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam [Mr Pradeep Baral]
  10. Assessment of Postharvest Drying Methods for Paddy in Maubin Township, Myanmar [Mrs Yin Hmwe]
  11. Effectiveness of Private Sector in Agricultural Extension Among the Mung Bean Growers of Pwintbyu Township in Magway Region, Myanmar [Mr Thet Ko Ko Latt]
  12. Analysis of Rice Farmers’ Time Utilization on Farming and Non-Farming Activities in Pyapon Township, Ayeyawaddy Region in Myanmar [Mr Nay Min Maung]

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