- Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC)
- Lao PDR Rural Development Agency (RDA)
- Lao PDR College of Natural Resources (CNR)
- Bhutan Towards Organic Asia (TOA), Thailand
Young Organic Farmers and TOA Partners from Bhutan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam participated in the 6th anniversary of Sombath Somphone’s Disappearance and PADETC Fair to present and exchange the best practices and learning experiences of PADETC and development partners under the theme of “Promoting Ecological Sustainability: Towards a more livable Laos for All”, including a range of works, showcases and best practices associated with organic agriculture, healthy living, and ecological sustainability from local organization and local community from Lao society.
Towards Organic Asia is working to promote organic agriculture and agro-ecology as the heart of global transformation (working on the 4 thematic areas- Action Research and Advocacy, Technical Support and Exchange, Capacity Building and Youth, and Consumer Education).
We have shared vision and collaboration for sustainable development on social, ecology, economy and culture dimensions; therefore we work collectively with our partners; PADETC and RDA in Laos for Youth Training and Community Development, College of Natural Resources and Tsirang Community in Bhutan are thriving for sustainable education and organic seeds production, CEDAC in Cambodia is supporting 1,000 of farmer families and promoting the local development of sustainable family farms, IVY is supporting farmers community/ connecting producers and consumers , Kalyana Mitta Foundation in Myanmar is continually supporting youth empowerment, also, Maetha Community and Alternative Agriculture Network in Thailand have been working on organic movement for many decades and caring for the young organic farmers who would be the future leaders for the sustainable food system, and SPERI / CENDI in Vietnam works on local wisdoms and worship nature.
We are holding on our shared vision and putting it into action, the vision of Sombath Somphone will be part of TOA missions, to find the alternative way and support Local Actions for Global Transformation.