Energy And Climate Change


“Universities’ Responsibilities for Sustainable Development Goals and World’s Complex Challenges.”

Kasetsart University has seriously realized feasibility of sustainable development that will assist community within the university to properly live with surroundings. By concerning about possibility, the university has responsibilities to construct assistance to develop many campaigns that will transmit advanced knowledge to the community in Kasetsart University. Significantly, the role model that is brought to employ with sustainable policy of the university is “Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy” . The philosophy is the royal initiative concept of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulayadej the Great (Rama IX of Thailand) who had made a lifetime dedication to the improvement of his people’s livelihood and the sustainable development of his nation. His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulayadej was esteemed as the “World’s most hard‐working monarch” and the “Greatest Development King”. The King’s vision is based on his own lifelong experiences and Buddhist inspiration and it has been called “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) ” framework. His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great had ever given his first statement involved with the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy on commencement ceremony at Kasetsart University on 18th July 1974. The King stated to the graduates that:

“Economic development must be done step by step. It should begin with the strengthening of our economic foundation, by assuring that the majority of our population has enough to live on…Once reasonable progress has been achieved, we should then embark on the next steps, by pursuing more advanced levels of economic development.” More…