Tag Archives: coup

Thai state funding for NGOs before and after the coup

This post looks at how the Thai state funded NGOs before the coup, and how the new regime might use these mechanisms for their own purpose. The Thai state provides a limited amount of finance to NGOs. The amount and the range of funding windows has increased rapidly in the last few years. Not enough […]

Foreign donors and the collapse of Thai democracy

This short post looks at foreign aid to Thai NGOs just before the coup, and speculates about how those programmes might continue or close down now. There is relatively little foreign funding in the Thai NGO sector, because of Thailand’s reclassification as a middle-income country (in 2011). The major players are the UNDP, other UN […]