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Field of Work: Environment
Somruay Padpol has demonstrated a model for sustainable agriculture among peasant farmers in northern Thailand that improves rural livelihoods, preserves plant species, and conserves biological diversity.
Field of Work: Environment
Kumrab Phanthong is encouraging farmers to shift from "Green Revolution" monoculture farming techniques to traditional polyculture techniques, through mechanisms that increase their knowledge of farming techniques, market wisdom and ultimately, collective bargaining power.
Field of Work: Environment
Chaiyong Phumphrabu is working with children who live in or near Thailand's forest areas to help them become forest and wildlife guardians. The most important role the children play is in forging new relationships with park rangers, who are traditionally seen as the enemy by people living in and around forests. His efforts are proving effective in deterring further forest...
Field of Work: Health
Boonreung Phupanna, a beauty salon owner, has created a ground-breaking program that brings monks and lay people together to stem the spread of the AIDS virus and to fight the social stigma associated with the disease.
Field of Work: Environment
Suwimon Piriyathanalai is bringing together artisan fishing communities to protect coastal resources. By involving each community in a community-based management program to preserve and prevent the further deterioration of these resources, Suwimon is providing a new path for conflict prevention in Thailand. 
Field of Work: Human Rights
Wannakanok Pohitaedaoh is ending a vicious cycle of violence in southern Thailand by empowering child victims of political violence to become advocates for peace. Wannakanok’s work has reversed the role of young people from marginalized victims and voiceless members of society to become an active taskforce for peace building
Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Phairoj Pholphet, a lawyer, is laying the essential groundwork for communities to participate more in the democratic process. While also benefiting from a decentralization policy through which Thailand's government will delegate more administrative control to local governments.
Field of Work: Economic Development
Asok Prasanson, after escaping a drug lord in Burma as a boy and a Bangkok chemical company threatening him for organizing a worker protest over unsafe conditions as a young man, settled in his native rural northeast. There he has pioneered a new approach to financing and organizing village development through the Buddhist wats.
Field of Work: Learning/Education
Through his Grassroots Micromedia Project (known in Thai as Makhampom), Pradit Prasatthong engages communities and the citizen sector organizations that serve them with effective techniques that encourage communication across divisive lines, thus allowing communities to join together in addressing pressing social concerns. Having proven the effectiveness of his approach...
Field of Work: Environment
Songkhla Lake, Thailand's largest freshwater lake covering over 400 square miles, has steadily become polluted and now threatens both the marine life within it and the human life around it. Manop Prathomthong is working to mobilize the people who are most affected by this problem–those who depend on the lake for a living–to take charge of cleaning up the lake...