To further promote sustainable agriculture, the hotel has partnered with Akha
Ama, a socially empowered enterprise growing coffee in northern Thailand, to source 100 per cent Arabica beans from the project.
'Just wandering around the neighbourhood, talking to Shan construction workers, Akha
and Lahu flower girls, listening to their stories, developing relationships with the local community,' said Lisa, 'I began to see how many tourists were behaving badly with these kids, drunkenly grabbing them and flinging them about in bars until early morning and much worse.
While they are described as a sub-group of the Akha
ethnic group, many of the Oma consider themselves as distinct from the Akha
Chapter Four looks at the ways of living of the Akha
people: how they negotiate between China and Southeast Asia, as well as between development and local traditions.
Arjaw, who belongs to the ethnic Akha
hill-tribe, was found in the southern Chinese city of Kunming in January with a Thai identity card.
(25) People from upland ethnic groups, such as the Akha
, Hmong, Iu-Mien, Lahu and Lisu, have not always been recognised as Thai, instead being racially categorised as non-Thai migrants or foreign transgressors.
class="MsoNormalMy father was born in a tiny village, known as Kodwav and my mother was born in Akha
and after their arranged marriage, the couple moved to Bantwa, a small town nearby for greener pastures.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly (AKHA
) premises is currently being attacked by people suspected to be political thugs.
For coffee lovers, the place to be is Akha
Mino Coffee where, aside from a good brew, one can have photos taken wearing the traditional garb of the Akha
hill tribe, and even have a ride on the farm's trusty carabao.
"Agency, Social Capital, and Mixed Embeddedness among Akha
Minority Street Vendors in Thailand's Tourist Areas".
Akshaya Tritiya is known as Akha
Teej within the Marwari community, a successful business community that hails from the state of Rajasthan in India.