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Ongoing Projects


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: HSBC and WWF

Project PI: Dr. Sangam Shrestha


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

Funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Project PI: Dr. Sangam Shrestha with Dr. Vilas Nittivatanon & Dr. Duc Hoang Nguyen


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

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

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


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: Dr. Sangam Shrestha


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

Funding : Panya Consultants Co. Ltd.

Project PI: Mr. Arturo G. Roa 


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

Funding: Phonesack Group Co. Ltd.

Project PI: Mr. Arturo G. Roa 

Completed Projects

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