Universal Journal of Management Vol. 4(2), pp. 64 - 71
DOI: 10.13189/ujm.2016.040203
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Enhance Balanced SEED with BEST ACTIONS

Orasa Suksawang *
Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kasetsart University, Thailand


This research applied feedback loops of sustainable resource management system as a framework of an integrated curriculum "BEST ACTIONS" for lifelong learning, and training the trainers in low carbon communities, aiming to transfer a sustainability concept into practice. The curriculum comprises interconnected knowledge topics, displayed in the loops, relating to economic and environmental problems that need science and technology approach to create "BEST Credit" and management skills needed to achieve "BEST Climate" and solving social problems that need holistic thinking, for multi-problem solving, approach to realize best ACTIONS. All knowledge was integrated and transferred, through seven activities in two-day workshops to communities at the Nakhon Phanom province in Thailand, under the project titled: "Biomass to Energy and Biochar Community: BEBC" (2013-2015), funded by the Energy and Environment Partnership with Mekong (EEP Mekong). At present, the participants have adopted the sustainability concept in community business, dealing with biomass and biochar. The design of "BEST ACTIONS" and its applications in workshops and real life practices are discussed.

Integrated Curriculum, Lifelong Learning, Sustainability, Biomass, Biochar, Business

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[1] Orasa Suksawang , "Enhance Balanced SEED with BEST ACTIONS," Universal Journal of Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 64 - 71, 2016. DOI: 10.13189/ujm.2016.040203.

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Orasa Suksawang (2016). Enhance Balanced SEED with BEST ACTIONS. Universal Journal of Management, 4(2), 64 - 71. DOI: 10.13189/ujm.2016.040203.