Centre: Former Staff
Dusita Krawanchid was a Programme Assistant to a Sida-funded initiative known as the Sustainable Mekong Research Network Programme, or Sumernet. Dusita left SEI Bangkok in September 2012.
She has over has 10 years professional experience in conducting research, project management and cross-cultural training, working with non-profit organizations, international aid agencies and donors.
In her role at SEI, Dusita provided logistic and administrative support to the management of the programme and assisted network members in reporting.
Previous work experience
Prior to joining SEI, Dusita was a researcher and project coordinator with IC Net, an international consulting firm with a social mission to strengthen the social and institutional aspects of Japan’s assistance to developing countries.
In this capacity, she provided research and coordination services to numerous aid missions by the World Bank, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
On behalf of IC Net, she has researched various aspects of social development, human security and human trafficking, with a focus on programme design, monitoring and evaluation. Some of her previous work has involved comparing agricultural financing needs in Cambodia and Thailand, and investigating the operation of anti-trafficking measures in border areas of Thailand as input into JICA’s programme design for aid cooperation.
Dusita holds two Master’s degrees: a Master of Arts in Cultural Management from Chulalongkorn University and a Master of Education in Environmental Education from Mahidol University.
Her M.Ed thesis studied the role of Buddhist monks in environmental conservation in Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand.
Dusita’s first degree was in English from Khon Kaen University. She has also worked as a language coordinator for the US Peace Corps, conducting orientation and cross-cultural training for American volunteers to Thailand.
Scoping Assessment Report: Thailand (Report - 2010)
Policy Research Brief No 1 Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Bhutan and Nepal (Policy brief - 2010)