The School for Wellbeing organized the closing keynote speech of the ASEAN Community Forum and Special Sombath Somphone Public Lecture: Can We Guarantee Food Security Without Human Security? The speaker of the 2019 Sombath lecture was Dr. Yang Saing Koma, Founder CEDAC, Cambodia.
Sombath Somphone is well known as the founder of Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC) in Lao PDR. He disappeared forcefully in 2015. He was a recipient of the Ramon Magsay Award. His life and work have been about promoting and supporting Lao society development with equity, justice, and sustainable development particularly through sustainable agriculture.