16 Sep 2016
The origin and historical context of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) and the philosophical framework’s rise to prominence as the guiding light of Thailand’s sustainable development efforts.
Historical background on SEP from Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation (TSDF) [Link]
Application of SEP
Based on Thailand’s experience, the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) can be adapted and scaled up in a number of areas of economic and social development. While principally formed and conceptualised in the realms of agriculture and environmental conservation, SEP’s principles, methods and related practices are now put into action in schools and universities, health and social schemes, economic and financial activities as well as in government administration and national policymaking. Below are some key sectors in which SEP has been applied in Thailand