School for Wellbeing
Follow up the Multi-stakeholder Forum (16th December at faculty of communication arts, Chulalongkorn University)
28 Jan 2016
Multi-stakeholder Dialogue towards Sustainable Food System was launch at Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongknorn University in a friendly and cozy atmosphere. Organic breaks were provided and a melodic band welcomed everyone in the forum.
Participants are from various sectors in food production such as governmental representatives, commercial business, non government organizations, local wisdoms, farmers, and consumers, including a sharing experience of TOA partners from Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bhutan.
The introduction was hold by Hans van Willenswaard, an advisor of the School for Wellbeing Studies and Research. The aims of this forum are to encourage open discussion from different perspectives to co-create a better comprehension about food system and challenges in order to achieve the goals for “Organic Food for All.” and to develop a direction to support the plan to increase 15 millions Rai of organic farming in Thai National Economic and Social Development Plan.
04 Jan 2016
30 Nov -0001
Our Multi-stakeholder Dialogue towards Sustainable Food Systems will be hold 16th of December at 10th floor, Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University. The registration will start at 8 am.
09 Dec 2015
Four days of exchanges on
"Mindful Communication and Multi-stakeholder Dialogue towards Sustainable Food Systems, in the context of ASEAN Integration"
at Communication Arts Faculty, Chulalongkorn University campus, Bangkok
• Thursday 17 December: food excursion and farm visit for TOA partners (optional)
Article about Towards Organic Asia Programme and Organic Food For All Project published in Bangkok Post
17 Apr 2015
8 April 2015, Bangkok
Written by SARAH HUCAL
Published in Bangkok Post Life Section on 8 April 2015
17 Apr 2015
26 February 2015, Bangkok
The Towards Organic Asia Action Research Working Group met in Bangkok during 25-26 February to work on the Wellbeing Framework and indicators. Delegates from 6 countries - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and Bhutan; share ideas and discusses the common issues regards to Agriculture Practices and Food Systems.
30 Mar 2015
The application for the Chula Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) 2015, aiming to inspire towards emerging appropriate creative leadership for social, inner and global transformation, now opens.
The Master Program in International Development Studies (MAIDS) at Chulalongkorn University, the Right Livelihood College, the School for Wellbeing, Sathirakoses Nagapradipa Foundation and Suan Nguen Mee Ma social enterprise welcome 25 people from diverse geographical areas around the world to participate in the CURL 2015 from July 24 through August 7, 2015. The Program is organized in various cities and provinces of Thailand, including Bangkok, Nakornnayok, Saraburi, Yasothorn, and Pathumthani.
The topic of the CURLS 2015 is Action Research: Empowering 'Right Livelihood' with the emphasis on urban - rural dynamics, food sovereignty and a new world economy in the making; Agroecology; Seeds autonomy of farmers; Food Cultures; Trational-indigenous wisdom; Cosmovisions.
For more information, please visit www.wellbeingsummer.wordpress.com
18 Nov 2014
Towards Organic Asia Partners Meeting 2014
Date: 8 - 12 December
Venue: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
8 - 9 DEC: TOA Action-Research Working Group
10 DEC: Excursion
11 - 12 DEC: TOA Partners Meeting
12 DEC: TOA Steering Committees Meeting
29 Aug 2014
Exchange Forum of Good Practices on
Alternative Markets in the Mekong-region/ASEAN/ASIA
Cooperation of Small-scale Farmers,
Social Enterprises and Green Consumers
Food, Farming, Happiness and the New Spirit
We can create our own markets
‘Organic Food for All’
Presentations and workshops with resource persons from: Japan, Indonesia, Myanmar, China, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand on
· CSA [Community Supported Agriculture]
· Consumer Cooperatives
· Urban gardens and consumer outreaching
· Learning and Distribution Centers – LDC’s
· Institutional consumers : Schools, Hospitals, Companies
· Social entrepreneur and Community enterprise
· Green market/Farmer market
· Young Farmers and Social Media
· Green shops, green catering, green delivery etc.
· PGS [Participatory Guarantee Systems]
22-24 August 2014, Srinakharinwirot University (SWU)
114 Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok, 10110, Thailand
- School for Wellbeing Studies and Research
- Srinakharinwirot University (SWU)
- Towards Organic Asia [TOA]/Market and Consumer Education working group
- Project Promoting, Supporting and Capacity Building for Green Consumer Society
- Project to Develop Mechanism of Linking Producer and Consumer through Green Market Network
- Thai Green Market Network
- Suan Nguen Mee Ma social enterprise
- Thai Health Promotion Foundation