(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Virany Sengtianthr

Beneficiary country: 
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Sengtianthr Virany Born on 30 October 1966 in Vientiane,
Country of study: 
Last degree obtained: 

Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand: Master of Science in Human Settlement Planning Geography (29 June 1999).

Scholarly work and publications: 

Changes of land use in municipal area of Vientiane 1983 and 1991: Thesis, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1999.

Map of urban core area in Vientiane municipality using GIS for the urban environmental database: Environment Research Institute, Science Technology and Environment Agency publishes, Lao PDR, 2002.

Solid-waste management in urban area of Vientiane capital city using GIS: People-centred approaches to water and environment sanitation, Proceedings of the 30th WEDC international conference, Vientiane, Lao PDR, 2004, published by Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU UK ISBN 1843800780

What the fellow says:

"I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the research support from the UNESCO / Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme-2004, as I have increased my knowledge in the field of environment; disseminated information about the Research Fellowships Programme to our staff, university, and line agencies; improved my work; and had opportunities to present my research and share experience with international participants in the 23rd Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations in Vientiane, Lao PDR."