The Social Sciences

Year: 2010
Volume: 5
Issue: 6
Page No. 532 - 537

Organic Agro-Ecosystem Management from Prototyped Organic Farmer Learning Processes

Authors : Yuppayao Tokeeree, Sunantha Laowansiri and Sopit Vetayasuporn

Abstract: This research is aimed to study the organic agro-ecosystem management and synthesize the organic farmer learning processes of Mr. Kampan Laowongsri. The study period was conducted between November 2007 to September 2009. Mr. Kampan who is a prototyped organic farmer in the terms of an integrated farming system in Mahasarakarm province. Mr. Kampan’s integrated organic farm structural has the concomitant of both inter-relevant of mutual management between physical and biological resources and waste utilization system. Farm wastes are degraded and converted to beneficial materials and use for farming process. The results showed that the accomplishment of his integrated organic farm has been arose from his self-learning process, local wisdom principle and advice which have been passed from generation to generation, trial and error, government and private advise, community discussion and in and out information. Mr. Kampan’s integrated organic farm structural is initiated not only the optimization performance in the farm but also provided sustainable, economically viable, address his farmers’ livelihoods, environmentally friendly and the agricultural products is safe to consumers. Moreover, the remaining agricultural products after his family consumption are making a sale and provide the income for his family lives.

How to cite this article:

Yuppayao Tokeeree, Sunantha Laowansiri and Sopit Vetayasuporn, 2010. Organic Agro-Ecosystem Management from Prototyped Organic Farmer Learning Processes. The Social Sciences, 5: 532-537.

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