WEMS Secretariat organizes a side event at the Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Illegal Wildlife Trade

March 2019, Chiang Mai At the invitation from the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) of Thailand, the WEMS Secretariat at AIT Solutions organized an event titled “Evidence-based Approaches, Innovations and Technology: Smart Solutions to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade” in the margins of the Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Illegal Wildlife Trade…

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Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and AIT Collaborate on a Pilot Project for Khao Yai National Park

February 2019, Nakhon Ratchasima The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) collaborated on a pilot project to develop a mobile app integrated with Bluetooth low-energy beacon technology for the Khao Yai National Park. The demo version of the app was launched on Saturday, 9 February 2019 during…

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WEMS Meeting with Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri

On 12 February 2019, WEMS Secretariat at AIT Solutions Deputy Director Mr. Manesh Lacoul met with Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and congratulated him on SDPI’s recent ranking among the top 100 think tanks globally and his appointment as the member of Pakistan Climate Change Council. Dr. Suleri…

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WEMS Secretariat at AIT Solutions Visits Nepal to Discuss Collaboration with the Government

January 2019, Kathmandu, Wildlife Enforcement Monitoring System (WEMS) Secretariat at AIT Solutions, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Deputy Director Mr. Manesh Lacoul visited Kathmandu on 25-28 January 2019 to seek further collaboration with the Government of Nepal to address sustainability challenges including  wildlife and forest crimes across the region. During the trip, he paid a…

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Senior Scientist from Canada Shares His Knowledge on Alternatives and Solutions for Construction Industry and Environmental Issues

January 2019, Bangkok Prof. Jahangir Mirza, Senior Scientist at Research Institute of Hydro-Québec (IREQ), Montreal, Canada and a Visiting Research Professor in Environmental Engineering Program at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada visited AIT and talk to students and faculty on the topic Construction Industry and Environmental Issues: Alternative and Solutions held…

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CSI Donates Two Million Baht for Indonesia Earthquake Victims and for Setting up a Disaster Relief Fund in AIT

4 Jan 2019, Bangkok, Computers and Structures Inc (CSI) USA, the pioneer and leading developer of structural and earthquake engineering software and close partner of AIT Solutions, donated two million baht to Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for the earthquake victims in Indonesia and to set-up a relief fund at AIT for similar disasters that…

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Laos Introduces Guidelines on Dam Safety with Support from World Bank through Entura and AIT

The government of Lao through its Department of Energy Management has now implemented regulatory instruments to strengthen dam safety measures for sustainable energy development. World Bank provided support to the Ministry of Energy and Mines for Improving Hydropower Independent Power Producers (IPP) Process; Concession Agreement Management and Monitoring and the Implementation of Policy on Sustainable…

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