Development

Understanding the interaction between rural and urban environments across the region is imperative for achieving a balanced and sustainable development process. AIT Consulting promotes social and economic development planning for urban and rural areas by offering solutions and working towards balanced and sustainable development.

AIT Consulting offers solutions in specific areas of:

development_Agriculture-SystemsWith global populations rising rapidly, the agricultural industry faces the challenge of producing enough food, feed, and fiber to meet increasing demand in conditions of changing climate and scarce natural resources. Innovative policies and new farming approaches based on a strong scientific foundation are needed to tackle the challenge of increasing production while also meeting environmental, economic, and social goals. The adoption of integrated systems of agricultural production involving lower inputs of fertilizer, pesticides and cultivations can alleviate these economic and ecological problems. It is essential to integrate the components of agricultural systems fully so that their impact of other inputs is taken into account.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Policy Analysis of Agriculture Sector
  • Agro-Industry System Development

development_aquacultureAsia contributes over 90% of global aquaculture production and plays a key role in the development of appropriate culture systems and technologies. Aquaculture production accounts for almost half of world fish supply and is expected to surpass capture fisheries production in the next 10 years. Wild aquatic resources are essential sources of nutrition for rural populations. Any degradation of these resources from over-fishing, use of illegal fishing gears, introduction of exotic fish, misuse of chemicals, agro-industrial waste discharge, deforestation, breeding ground degradation and dam construction that can lead to blocking of migratory pathways will have dramatic impacts on the nutritional and health status of rural people.

Services:
AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Aquatic Resource Management Plan
  • Animal Feed Resource Development
  • Integrated Farming Techniques
  • Aquaculture Systems and Ecology Study
  • Coastal Management Programs and Methods

development_DisasterPreparednessMitigationRapid escalation and intensity in the incidence of severe disaster events have become a huge threat to the global community. Due to rapid rate of population growth, urbanization, poverty, climate change and geographical location, most of the Asian countries have become highly susceptible to natural disasters such as flood, cyclone, drought, earthquake, landslide, extreme temperature, heavy rain, epidemics, etc. It has been felt that there is limited capacity at global, regional and national levels in terms of knowledge base, skills training, long-term planning, emergency preparedness and policy development to respond to such severe disaster events.

Services:
AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Developing Probabilistic Maps for Natural Disasters
  • Planning and Implementation of Disaster Emergency Management
  • Natural Disaster Modeling and Control Structures

development_genderIn the current context of rapid social, economic, technological and environmental changes in Asia, it is imperative to understand the effects of change on various sub-groups: women, men, indigenous peoples, different classes, and other social groups. Gender equality is central to economic and human development and to supporting women’s rights. Equal opportunity for women and men supports economic growth and helps to reduce poverty.

Services:
AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Gender Analysis Study
  • Mainstreaming Gender Issues in Development Interventions and Policy Development
  • Development of Gender Policies at Regional Level

development_RegionalRuralIn the next 25 years, the rural sector will have shrunk by 3%. Understanding rural-urban interaction across sectors and space is integral to achieving a balanced and sustained development. This interaction also influences how natural resources are utilized and what livelihoods are tenable. Ensuring the sustainability of urban and rural development processes contributes to a more robust economy and environment that are essential elements in building societies resilient to climate change impacts.

Services:
AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Community Development Planning
  • Sustainable Regional Planning Techniques
  • Sustainable Agriculture Development Planning
  • Urban-Rural Relations Study

In the next 25 years, urban population will have increased by 55% and considering the present state of facilities and services of many cities in the world, the basic needs of populations will not be met adequately and further compound the current problems faced by cities. Urban Environmental Management responds to the need to examine urban environment and housing problems from the management and planning perspectives to promote sustainable urban development. It develops capabilities and skills to confront deteriorating environmental conditions that threaten urban productivity, quality of life of urban residents and social cohesion of urban communities.

Services:
AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Urban and Environmental Assessment
  • Urban Planning and Design
  • Management of Urban Housing, Infrastructure and Services

Agriculture Systems

development_Agriculture-SystemsWith global populations rising rapidly, the agricultural industry faces the challenge of producing enough food, feed, and fiber to meet increasing demand in conditions of changing climate and scarce natural resources. Innovative policies and new farming approaches based on a strong scientific foundation are needed to tackle the challenge of increasing production while also meeting environmental, economic, and social goals. The adoption of integrated systems of agricultural production involving lower inputs of fertilizer, pesticides and cultivations can alleviate these economic and ecological problems. It is essential to integrate the components of agricultural systems fully so that their impact of other inputs is taken into account.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Policy Analysis of Agriculture Sector
  • Agro-Industry System Development

Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources

development_aquacultureAsia contributes over 90% of global aquaculture production and plays a key role in the development of appropriate culture systems and technologies. Aquaculture production accounts for almost half of world fish supply and is expected to surpass capture fisheries production in the next 10 years. Wild aquatic resources are essential sources of nutrition for rural populations. Any degradation of these resources from over-fishing, use of illegal fishing gears, introduction of exotic fish, misuse of chemicals, agro-industrial waste discharge, deforestation, breeding ground degradation and dam construction that can lead to blocking of migratory pathways will have dramatic impacts on the nutritional and health status of rural people.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Aquatic Resource Management Plan
  • Animal Feed Resource Development
  • Integrated Farming Techniques
  • Aquaculture Systems and Ecology Study
  • Coastal Management Programs and Methods

Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation

development_DisasterPreparednessMitigationRapid escalation and intensity in the incidence of severe disaster events have become a huge threat to the global community. Due to rapid rate of population growth, urbanization, poverty, climate change and geographical location, most of the Asian countries have become highly susceptible to natural disasters such as flood, cyclone, drought, earthquake, landslide, extreme temperature, heavy rain, epidemics, etc. It has been felt that there is limited capacity at global, regional and national levels in terms of knowledge base, skills training, long-term planning, emergency preparedness and policy development to respond to such severe disaster events.

Gender Issues

development_genderIn the current context of rapid social, economic, technological and environmental changes in Asia, it is imperative to understand the effects of change on various sub-groups: women, men, indigenous peoples, different classes, and other social groups. Gender equality is central to economic and human development and to supporting women’s rights. Equal opportunity for women and men supports economic growth and helps to reduce poverty.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Gender Analysis Study
  • Mainstreaming Gender Issues in Development Interventions and Policy Development
  • Development of Gender Policies at Regional Level

Regional and Rural Development

development_RegionalRuralIn the next 25 years, the rural sector will have shrunk by 3%. Understanding rural-urban interaction across sectors and space is integral to achieving a balanced and sustained development. This interaction also influences how natural resources are utilized and what livelihoods are tenable. Ensuring the sustainability of urban and rural development processes contributes to a more robust economy and environment that are essential elements in building societies resilient to climate change impacts.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Community Development Planning
  • Sustainable Regional Planning Techniques
  • Sustainable Agriculture Development Planning
  • Urban-Rural Relations Study

Urban Environments

development_UrbanEnvironmentsIn the next 25 years, urban population will have increased by 55% and considering the present state of facilities and services of many cities in the world, the basic needs of populations will not be met adequately and further compound the current problems faced by cities. Urban Environmental Management responds to the need to examine urban environment and housing problems from the management and planning perspectives to promote sustainable urban development. It develops capabilities and skills to confront deteriorating environmental conditions that threaten urban productivity, quality of life of urban residents and social cohesion of urban communities.

Services:

AIT Consulting offers the following services:

  • Urban and Environmental Assessment
  • Urban Planning and Design
  • Management of Urban Housing, Infrastructure and Services

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