School for Wellbeing
19 Apr 2017
Mindful Markets are alternative approaches to shaping food systems based on full awareness of interconnected factors and driven by the principle of “Organic Food for All.” Mindful Markets focus on long term relationships between farmers and consumers by creating channels and building networks which provide access to healthy food and promote well being for stakeholders.
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04 May 2016
02 Jun 2016
Interested candidates please download an application form from links below. There are 2 version of them; Microsoft word, PDF. If you have any question please contact Ampika, +66 92 704 3383. After than, send your application and required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
16 Jun 2016
In 2016, Suan Nguen Mee Ma and Towards Asia Organic (TOA) are eager to offer a great opportunity to join Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course from August 23rd to September 4th in Bangkok.
This course aims to insprire the concept mindful markets social enterprise throught the process of sharing and learning experiences and skills from successful social enterprise and at the same time recognize potentiality of participants to develop their own business plan. Futhermore, to enable participants to start their mindful markets enterprises supporting the organic food for all movement and to strengthen network and cooperation in national and internatinal level.
30 Nov -0001
In 2016, TOA has two new coordinators to take care the secretariat office and coordinate with TOA Partners.
Ampika Ananta, she was graduated in Master degree of sociology at Masaryk University, Czech Republic. Her interests are in social issues especially involving local communities, education, health care, human rights, and equality consciousness. AmiPro is in charge of Capacity Building, which includes key coordinating in Mekong YOF and Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course. Ans also, her main another task concerns to Mindful Markets and Consumer Education.
Siya Uthai, she got PhD. in South East Asia Studies from Humboldt University in 2015. Her dissertation is in title “Community and Development in Globalizing World: Rights of Indigenous people on Land Use in Thailand.” Her focussing area are in human rights, community rights, community-based management and development policy. She takes care two working groups; Action Research and Advocacy and also Technical Supports working group, which focuses on organic seed as a first project in this year.
Moreover, TOA launched the new website to facilitate our partners and visitors for more convenience in updating TOA news and events.
24 Feb 2016
Multi Stakeholder Forum report is complete. This report shows a conclusion of all activities such as dialogue of experts from Thailand and Mekhong region countries, action researches, and world cafe sessions.
Please see a link of a report
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
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