40th Anniversary of the Right Livelihood Award

The Education for Right Livelihood to Inspire Change – connecting activism and academia 21 February 2020 Chulakongkorn University, Bangkok As the Right Livelihood Award is approaching its 40th Anniversary and the Right Livelihood College is celebrating 10 years, our common global challenges are becoming increasingly acute and tangible when it comes to for example the climate crisis,…

ASEAN Community Forum and Sombath Somphone Public Lecture

Can We Guarantee Food Security Without Human Security?  2 August 2019, Bangkok, Thailand On 2 August 2019, Towards Organic Asia organized a panel on ASEAN Community Forum and Special Sombath Somphone Public Lecture: Can We Guarantee Food Security Without Human Security? Sombath Somphone is well known as the founder of Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC) in Lao PDR. His…

TOA Partners Meeting 2018

15 December 2018, Pan Hug Farm, Lao PDR TOA partners from Bhutan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam had shared country update about the backgrond and current issue on farming including partner activities. After that there were 4-thematic working group discussion and feedback for the Further Collaboration on: What the issues What the activities…

International Forum for Wellbeing

Wealth, Happiness: What indicators to Build Tomorrow? 6-8 June 2018, Grenoble, France TOA in collaboration with College of Natural Resources (Bhutan), Metta Development Foundation (Myanmar), and Rural Development Agency (Lao PDR), supported by CCFD Terre Solidaire (France) participated in International Forum for Wellbeing, to strengthen and build connection among TOA partners and a wilder network…

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Chula-UNESCO Conference

Towards Organic Asia (TOA) panel discussion 23 – 25 January 2018 TOA conducted one presentation and two panel sessions. Social and Sustainability Science in ASEAN: Agri-Food Systems, Rural Sustainability and Socioeconomic Transformations Hans van Willenswaard was one of the presenters in the session on Sustainable Food Production in ASEAN. He presented about Earth Trusteeship, C.G.…

TOA EC Meeting 2018

TOA Executive Committee Meeting January 2018

23 January 2018, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand List of Participants No. Name Organization Country 1 Sonam Tashi College of Natural Resources Bhutan 2 Sam Vitou CEDAC Cambodia 3 Chanthalangsy Sisouvanh Rural Development Agency Lao PDR 4 Sai Sam Kham Metta Development Foundation Myanmar 5 Keadtisak Yangyuen Alternative Agriculture Network Thailand 6 Hans van Willenswaard      School for…