T he Mae Fah Luang Foundation received the 19th Nikkei Asia Prize, or ganized by Nikkei Inc, Japan , as an “Outstanding Organization for Culture and Community”.
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the United Nations Guiding Principles on Alternative Development (UNGPs on AD), borne out of the International Workshop and Conference on Alternative Development (ICAD) organized by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation and likeminded partners in Thailand in 2011. The UNGPs on AD serve as universal guidelines for countries to work
“Doi Tung VI” (2012-2018) commenced at Tachileik and Mong Hsat districts, Shan State, Myanmar.
“Doi Tung V” (2011-2017) project commenced in Yenan Chaung Township, Magway Division, Myanmar.
Mom Rajawongse Disnadda Diskul, then-Secretary General of Mae Fah Luang Foundation, received the award of “Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2009” for the region of East Asia and South East Asia from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. The Doi Tung Model was implemented as part of the integrated development pilot project according to Royal