Participatory Potential Development of Agriculturists through the Sustainable Agriculture Conapt for Production Costs The Reduction in Baan Kukat Community, Satuk Sub-district, Satuk District, Buriram Province

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อุทิศ ทาหอม
สำราญ ธุระตา
คเนศ วงษา

Abstract

This Participatory Action Research (PAR) has the following purposes: 1) to study the production cost problems of agriculturalists of Baan Kukat Community, Satuk Sub-district, Satuk District, Buriram Province; 2) to analyze and develop the concept of sustainable agriculture in order to reduce their production costs in Baan Kukat Community, Satuk Subdistrict, Satuk District, Buriram Province; and 3) to search cooperatively Model develop agriculturalists’ potentials by applying the concept of sustainable agriculture in order to reduce their production costs in Baan Kukat Community, Satuk Sub-district, Satuk District, Buriram Province. The researchers collected data by using an in-depth interview, a group discussion, participant and non-participant observation, a survey, documents, and an analysis and synthesis of a problem with a community. The result of the analysis the agriculturists of this community turned over 22 tons of high-quality fertilizer to use in adjusting soil condition for agriculture. Moreover, they produced photosynthetic microorganisms which helped biodegradation of plants and animals, reduced hydrogen sulfide, increased nutrients for plants, and strengthened plants’ roots. Consequently, the Baan Kukat Community’s agriculturists in this research area were grouped with the purpose of using a soil development concept for the organic matter. This helped them reduce 82% of chemical and organic costs. As a result, the agriculturists changed their behaviors to reduce, abstain, and stop using chemicals. Moreover, every year the community issues the community regulations on producing organic fertilizer which leads to make fertilizer for both households and their community. More importantly, these led to the movement at a policy level. In other words, Sri Satuk Municipality had enacted this guideline in the municipal law of the fiscal year 2019 in order to support and develop Baan Kukat Community’s agriculture. Additionally, this set of data would be applied in development of Thais Value Sustainability Project in line with the government policy, and it was extended to sustainable agriculture for a self-sufficiency community in the future. 

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ทาหอมอ., ธุระตาส., & วงษาค. (2019). Participatory Potential Development of Agriculturists through the Sustainable Agriculture Conapt for Production Costs The Reduction in Baan Kukat Community, Satuk Sub-district, Satuk District, Buriram Province. Journal of Social Development, 21(2), 1 - 27. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jsd/article/view/144055
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