Current Projects

2017

  • Forest restoration and water availability for smart agriculture: a case study of Cambodia (FRAWASA) [2016 – 2020]. Nophea Sasaki with Lund University (Sweden) and Royal University of Agriculture (Cambodia)

2014 and 2016

  • Creation of Community Forestry to Promote the Livelihood of Residents under the International Climate Change and Forest Conservation Policy [April 2015 – March 2018]. Nophea Sasaki with Nagoya University (Japan)
  • Evaluation of Forest Ecosystem Services and Total Willingness to Pay – A Case Study at the AIT Campus [May – December 2016]. Nophea Sasaki
  • CNH:When Strengths Can Become Weaknesses: Emerging Vulnerabilities in Coupled Natural Human Systems under Globalization and Climate Change [16 Oct 2011  – 31 Dec 2016]
  •  HUA/HUAF/AIT Capacity Building in INRM Graduate Program Development [1 Jul 2008  – 31 Dec 2016]
  •  Collaboratiive Graduate Program Implementation in Integrated Natural Resources Management between Hanoi and Hue University [15 Jul 2009  – 31 Dec 2016]
  •  Strengthening Institutional Capacity, Extension Services and Rural Livelihood in the Central Dry Zone and Ayeyawaddy Delta Regions of Myanmar [1 Jan 2013 – 31 Dec 2016]
  • Collaboration in Integrated Natural Resources Management in Indonesia [Aug 2005 – 31 Dec 2016]
  • Capacity Building Project: Training Workshop “Capacity Building on Climate Change Mitigation and Benefits in Forest Sector” for ASEAN member states. 8-15 January 2015, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Nophea Sasaki with the Royal Academy of Cambodia
  • Capacity Building Project: Training Workshop “Carbon Accounting System and Carbon Trading” for ASEAN member states. 19-25 September 2015, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Nophea Sasaki with the Royal Academy of Cambodia
  • Making the Mekong Connected (MMC): Developing Carbon & biodiversity assets for multifunctional landscapes in the Upper Mekong [1 Mar 2009- 31 Aug 2015]
  • Methods for Estimating Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation [April 2012 – March 2015]
  • Developing multi-scale climate change adaptation strategies for farming communities in Cambodia, LAO PDR, Bangladesh and India  [1 Apr 2012- 30 Nov 2014]
  • Regional Action Programme on Sustainable Land Management in South and Southeast [1 Jan 2013 – 30 Jun 2014]

Previous projects

  • Land Tenure and Disaster, and Its Social and Gender Impact [Jul – Dec 2013]
  • Developing Action Program on Sustainable Land Management for soil and water conservation [Jan – Dec 2013]
  • Developing Multiscale change adaptation strategies for farming communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Bangladesh and India [Apr 2012- Mar 2013]
  • CNH: When strengths can become weaknesses: emerging vulnerabilities in coupled natural human systems under globalization and climate change [Oct 2011 – Sep 2015]
  • LICORICE
  • Collaboration on Capacity Building of Hanoi Agricultural University & Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry in Initiating INRM and Poverty Alleviation
  • Collaborative Graduate program in Integrated Natural Resources Management in Hanoi Univ. of Agriculture & Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Developing carbon & biodiversity assets for multifunctional landscapes in the Upper Mekong
  • Technology needs assessment in Asia [2010 – May 2013]
  • Methods for Estimating Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation [April 2012 – March 2015]
  • Developing Multiscale change adaptation strategies for farming communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Bangladesh and India [Apr 2012- Mar 2013]
  • CNH: When strengths can become weaknesses: emerging vulnerabilities in coupled natural human systems under globalization and climate change [Oct 2011 – Sep 2015]
  • LICORICE
  • Michigan State Univ. study abroad program (Annually conducted)
  • Collaboration on Capacity Building of Hanoi Agricultural University & Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry in Initiating INRM and Poverty Alleviation
  • Collaborative Graduate program in Integrated Natural Resources Management in Hanoi Univ. of Agriculture & Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Developing carbon & biodiversity assets for multifunctional landscapes in the Upper Mekong
  • AIT support to NUoL (Forestry curriculum development)
  • Technology needs assessment in Asia [2010 – May 2013]
  • Climate change and adaptation to water scarcity: strategies for integrated water and land use management to enhance the resilience of rural communities in the Gangatic basin.
  • Downscaling Global Climate Data for Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Dipterocarp Species in Peninsular Thailand
  • Applying traditional knowledge on forest management in tropical forest reforestation
  • Asian governance and leadership training and observation
  • AIT support to NUOL (second phase – Curriculum development)
  • AIT support to NUOL (second phase – Financial management)
  • Regional TCP project on mitigating climate change through implementation of improved agricultural practices in South Asia
  • International Forestry Resources and Institutions Training
  • Monitoring and Conserving Forest Diversity in Nam Dong District, Thua Thien Province, Vietnam
  • MSU Study Abroad Program January 2010
  • Roles of Natural and Restored Forests in Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change
  • Modeling interactions between human activities and biophysical processes in coastal ecosystem
  • AIT support to National University of Laos (NUOL)
  • Development of land use and forest conservation in Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam
  • International forestry resources and institutions training
  • Asia workshop on sustainable land management
  • Land degradation in Afghanistan
  • AIT support to NUOL (second phase -Research)
  • AIT support to NUOL (second phase – Research and financial management)
  • Integrated natural resources management in Indonesia: decentralization, local people and resources
  • A Training-cum-Study Visit program for Academic staff of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
  • Sustainable land management knowledge hub for Asian SLM portfolio countries
  • Atmospheric Brown Cloud emission inventory