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From Waste to Wealth

By Sushil Koirala and Mae Thiwari

Poultry waste projects by AIT Department of Food Agriculture and Bioresources offer ways to turn Waste into Wealth, addressing “zero hunger” and “responsible consumption and production”.

Professor Anil Kumar Anal, AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), is leading several projects using latest technology to transform food waste into value added products – effectively turning waste into wealth.

MoA signed with Beijing Normal University

June 29, 2021 – A Memorandum of Agreement between Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was signed today to establish “The Joint AIT-BNU Belt and Road Center”. This Center will be jointly operated and managed by the AIT Belt and Road Research Center and the Belt and Road School of BNU under the governance of its Board of Directors.

GO4SDGs with Sustainable Lifestyles

By Kanda Yaemboonruang 

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and co-partners co-organized the GO4SDGs online session, Youth Empowerment: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Campuses with 5 motivational speakers who have been empowering young people around the globe.

Should you invest in cryptocurrency?

By Thiwari Werayasobprasong

Here is what you need to know from AIT School of Management’s FinTech expert before gaining or losing millions overnight.

As of mid-June 2021, there were more than 5,600 crypto coins in the market, with a global market cap of US$1.69 trillion – with US$742 billion belonging to Bitcoin.

Multi-Hazard Resilience and Sustainability prioritized at DRSD 2021

The largest symposium hosted by AIT drew a big crowd to discuss disaster risk reduction, biological disaster included, and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development (DRSD) was held for the second time at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on June 24 – 25, 2021, with 21 international collaborators, 15 keynote speakers, and 337 participants from 29 countries.