NORTHERN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LEARNING CENTER
Since the year 1980 the agricultural and Rural development efforts among the government , non government organizations and the farmer’s associations in Thailand were seeking solutions to solved the problems about the crisises of Ecological and Environment which many impacts to the people , of course the Farmer’s 85% in Thailand who increased their productions with the high – technology and also high in – put in Chemical Fertilizers. Insecticides and weedicides. These are the big problems nowaday in 2000 that make the farmer’s are poor and debted it is called modernization but not civilzations. In 1998 – 2000 Han Kyu Cho the founder and Chairman of Korean Natural Farming Association ( KNFA.) had been in Thailand with the cooperated by Rev. Sang Swang Kim the Korean CANAAN EXODUS MISSION in Chiangrai . They spent much time on Training in Natural Framing with the conceptual and practically to the farmer’s , social workers SANTIASOK COMMUNITIES Churches members , Agriculture extension workers and in the UNIVERSITY. The last Training in the North organized at MAEJO UNVERSITY during MAY 2000. The participants in the north established TNFA to applied and serve the poor – small farmers in a small scale since 1999 and started UP a small project and expect to explan in near future as TNFK ( Thai Natural Farming Network ) which follows the conceptual and practical of KNFA.