Association for Community and Ecology Development (ACED)

The Association for Community and Ecology Development (ACED) is located near Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. ACED develops and protects the rights of ethnic minority children, youth and highland communities through education, raising ecological and cultural awareness, and promoting the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources. ACED will celebrate 25 years of operations in 2012. The organization's objectives are: To conserve the flora, fauna and biodiversity and restore and protect natural resources in local communities; To strengthen the self-sufficiency of agricultural groups and communities; To prevent human rights violations and help children who have been victims...

Monsaengdao organic greens

Monsaengdao organic greens
Photo from Progress Report 'The end of 2012, and there's a lot to celebrate.'

The new irrigation system in action

The new irrigation system in action
Photo from Progress Report 'The end of 2012, and there's a lot to celebrate.'

Unloading rice waste to be used as mulch

Unloading rice waste to be used as mulch
Photo from Progress Report 'The end of 2012, and there's a lot to celebrate.'

Putting the finishing touches to a krathong

Putting the finishing touches to a krathong
Photo from Progress Report 'The end of 2012, and there's a lot to celebrate.'

Cooking lunch on the new stoves

Cooking lunch on the new stoves
Photo from Progress Report 'Monsaengdao - a hive of activity'
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