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Ongoing Projects


Ecosystem-based Adaptations for Sustainable Groundwater Resources Management in Transboundary Cambodia- Mekong River Delta Aquifer, Lower Mekong Region (GEBA)

Funding:Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) under the SUMERNET 4 All Programme

Project PI: Dr. Ho Huu Loc


ADB TA-9993 THA: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Enhanced Recovery and Sustainability of Highlands

Funding: Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific (JFPR)

Project PI: Prof. Mukand Babel


Global Water and Climate Adaptation Centre – Aachen, Bangkok, Chennai, Dresden (ABCD-Centre)

Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Project PI: Prof. Mukand Babel


Strengthening Groundwater Governance in Rapidly Urbanizing Areas of the Lower Mekong Region (GIRA)

Funding: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) under the SUMERNET 4 All Programme

Project PI: Prof. Sangam Shrestha


Mapping Groundwater Resilience to Climate Change and Human Development in Asian Cities (GROUNDWATER-ASIA)

Funding: Asia Pacific Network on Global Change Research (APN)

Project PI: Prof. Sangam Shrestha

Website: https://groundwaterasia.org/


Assessment of Groundwater Sustainability in the Special Economic Zone of Thailand for Operational Groundwater Management (GISA)

Funding: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) under the SUMERNET 4 All Programme

Project PI: Prof. Sangam Shrestha


Training on Hydrological Modelling for Water Accounting (HYDRO-WA)

Funding: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Project PI: Prof. Sangam Shrestha with  Dr. Duc Hoang Nguyen


Physical Hydraulic Model Study Baffle Drop Shaft for Nam-Emoun Hydropower Project, Lao PDR

Funding: Chaleun Sekong Energy Co., Ltd.

Project PI: Mr. Arturo G. Roa


Physical Hydraulic Model Study of Luang Prabang Hydroelectric Power Project, Lao PDR

Funding: CK Power Public Co. Ltd., Thailand

Project PI: Mr. Arturo G. Roa

Completed Projects

Collaborative adaptation pathways for agricultural water management in Bhavani river basin, India: Co-adapt

Funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Dec 2019-May 2022

ENRICH: Enhancing Resilience to future Hydro-meteorological extremes in the Mun river basin in Northeast of Thailand

Funding: Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI), National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), Oct 2018-Mar 2022

Integrated Management of Flood and Drought in the Mun River Basin in Thailand

Funding: The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK, Oct 2021-Mar 2022

Building Capacities for Water Security Assessment in Asian Cities

Funding: Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Nov 2020-Oct 2021

Towards mainstreaming ecosystem services in national policies for sustainable management of freshwater ecosystems in South and Southeast Asia (MESSEA)

Funding: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Oct 2021-Mar 2022

Building Capacity and Strengthening Community Participation for Water Resources Management and Watland Ecosystem Restoration in the Context of Climate Change in Lower Songkhram River Basin

Funding: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Feb 2015-Dec 2021

Sustainable groundwater management under socio-economic and climate change in Mekong Delta, Vietnam (GW-Mekong)

Funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Jan 2020-Nov 2021

Connecting Climate Change, Hydrology & Fisheries for Energy and Food Security in Lower Mekong Basin (CC-HYDRO)

Funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Jan 2018-Nov 2021

Enhancing ResIlience to future Hydro-meteorological extremes in the Mun river basin in Northeast of Thailand (ENRICH)

Funding: TRF and NERC, Oct 2018-Sept 2021

Physical Hydraulic Model Study of Aya Pumped Storage Project, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Funding: Poyry Energy Ltd., Jan 2019 – Sept 2020

Physical Hydraulic Model Study of Deedoke Hydroelectric Power Project, Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Funding: Kansai Electric Power Co, Ltd., March 2019 – Nov 2020

Hydraulic Model Test of Pump Sump for Paktraklong Pumping Station Project, Thailand

Funding: Frontline Engineering Co. Ltd., July 2019 – Sept 2019

Hydraulic Model Test of Pump Sump for Bangkhanark Pumping Station Project, Thailand

Funding: CISCO Engineering Co. Ltd., May 2019 – July 2019

Physical Hydraulic Model Study of Khong Loei – Chi Mun Water Diversion Project, Thailand

Funding: Panya Consultants Co. Ltd., July 2016 – July 2019

Hydraulic Model Study of Nam Theun 1 Hydroelectric Power Project, Laos PDR

Funding: Phonesack Group Co. Ltd., Oct 2015 – June 2019

Capacity building for Moeyingyi wetland conservation in Myanmar in the context of  climate change

Funding: Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Switzerland and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, Period: Jan 2014 – May 2015

Hydrology Measurement and Analysis

Funding: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)Period: October 2013 – September 2014

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

Funding: United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Period: Oct 2013 – June 2015

Capacity Development on Adaptation and Disaster Management of the Water Section related to Climate Change

Funding: Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Period: October 2012 – December 2015

Capacity Development of Higher Education on IWRM at CUET

Funding: UNESCO-IHE, the Netherlands.Period:  January 2011 – December 2016

Addressing non-economic losses and damages associated with climate change: Learning from the recent past extreme climatic events for future planning

Funding: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)Period: July 2014 – June 2016

Enhancing the Groundwater Management Capacity in Asian Cities through the Development and Application of Groundwater Sustainability Index in the Context of Global Change.

Funding: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)Period: June 2013 – May 2014

Policy Brief Write shop for Researchers: An Approach to Promote Greater Science-Policy Interfacing in South Asia.

Funding: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)Period: June 2013 – May 2014

Understanding and Quantifying the Water-Energy-Carbon Nexus for Low Carbon Development in Asian Cities.

Funding: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)Period: June 2013 – May 2015

SEA-EU-NET 2 – EU-ASEAN S&T cooperation to jointly tackle societal challenges.

Funding: The International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BLR), Germany Period: December 2012 – January 2016

Comparative research of groundwater management in the coastal areas in Southeast Asia.

Funding: Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UNESCO-IHE.  Period: October 2012 – October 2014

Assessment of water availability and demand in Thailand in consideration of climate change.

Funding: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)Period: September 2012 – August 2013

Water interventions for improving smallholder farming and rural livelihoods in Asia and the Pacific.

Funding: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)Period: July 2012 – June 2013

Curriculum Development for an Undergraduate Program in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering in Kandahar University, Afghanistan.

Funding: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)Period: September 2012 – February 2013

Facilitating the Bi-Regional EU-ASEAN Science and Technology Dialogue SEA-EU-NET Partners in Science- European Union

Funding: The International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BLR), GermanyPeriod: 2011 – 2012

Establishment of overseas collaboration center at Asian Institute of Technology (OCC-UY/AIT):

Funding: University of Yamanashi, Japan

Estimation of water footprint and virtual water flow related to the consumption of agricultural products

Funding: Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water (CREEW), Nepal

Climate change and adaptation to water scarcity: Strategies for integrated water and land-use management to enhance the resilience of rural communities in the Gangetic Basin

Funding: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) – Strategic Fund, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan

Policy learning: linking development policy and climate change in Finland’s relations with developing countries

Funding: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland; Partner: Finnish Environment Institute & Asian Institute of Technology