School for Wellbeing
12 Feb 2014
Schedule and curriculum for the Summer School programme on Intercultural Dialogue on Food, Water and Wellbeing Economics is now available.
06 Jan 2014
With Right Livelihood Award (the “alternative Nobel Prize”) recipients:
The summer school includes a Right Livelihood public lecture and panel discussion at Chulalongkorn University. Participants will spend nine days in Bangkok. A three-day stay will be organized at Ashram Wongsanit, in Nakornnayok focusing on experiential learning and community spirit. Ashram Wongsanit was set up by social critic Sulak Sivaraksa as an alternative learning space and retreat for development workers.
04 Dec 2013
PUBLIC LECTURE by
H.E. Jigmi Y. Thinley
Former Prime Minister of Bhutan
"GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS:
VISION FOR A TURBULENT WORLD"
When: MON 9th DECEMBER 2013 ; 10:00 – 12:00 (Registration at 09:30)
Where: Dipak C. Jain Hall, SASA International House Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Introduction by Sulak Sivaraksa; moderator Surat Horachaikul
School for Wellbeing Studies and Research
Chula Global Network
05 Nov 2013
Jakob von Uexküll (Sweden/Germany)
22 Oct 2013
Towards Organic Asia Partners Meeting 2013
Date: MON 18th – FRI 22nd NOV 2013
Place: Centre for Development Workers, Bulae In, Bago Region, Myanmar
Organizers: METTA Development Foundation and Towards Organic Asia Programme
§ Action-research workshop; 18 – 19 NOV (Working Group on Action-research)
§ Field excursion; 20 NOV
§ Partners meeting; 21 – 22 NOV
§ Steering committee meeting; 22 NOV (Closed group)
21 May 2013
International Forum on Innovating Alternative Markets towards Food Security and
11 Jul 2013
Five days’ International Forum focusing on discussion of “THE GROWING IMPACT OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA) AND PARTICIPATORY GUARANTEE SYSTEMS (PGS) ON THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW ECONOMY”.
The forum is jointly organized by Towards Organic Asia (TOA), the Green Market Network, Suan Nguen Mee Ma social enterprise, Organic Agriculture Innovation Network and School for Wellbeing Studies & Research with: URGENCI, the global network of CSA initiatives and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), together with partner organizations, including the Asia Today initiative of Maejo University, the oldest agricultural institution in Thailand. In association with the 6th annual Green Fair “community organic”, organized by Suan Nguen Mee Ma social enterprise; and the Organic and Natural Expo 2013 + Organic Symposium of the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand.
11 Jul 2013
The First Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture on Sustainable Development (2012)
Organizer: Indian Studies Center of Chulalongkorn University
Date: Friday 14th December 2012 (08.30 a.m. – 16.00 p.m.)
Venue: 9th Fl, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Building, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
01 Dec 2012
Towards Organic Asia is approaching its third year in 2013. We would like to invite you to Towards Organic Asia Annual Partners Meeting 2012 on 13 – 17 December in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This year the Programme for TOA Partners Meeting will consist of...
01 Dec 2012
We are the Mekong Youth Alliance for Organic Agriculture and Agro-ecology. We write this manifesto in support of happiness in a system of agriculture, which includes healthy and abundant nature, healthy communities and a thriving economy.
Occupy Your Life follows the general principles of the Occupy Wall Street movement but focuses on the regaining of livelihoods of young farmers. Taking back responsibility and reclaiming our role in food production, instead of outsourcing to supermarkets grow our own food and get close to our food source. We should reclaim our health and consume healthy food rather than relying on hospitals and medicine.