The Approach of Agricultural Resources Management for Agro-tourism in Takhianluan Sub-district, Muang District, Nakhon Sawan Province

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วรภพ วงค์รอด

Abstract

This research aimed to study agricultural resource use
situation of farmers and a management approach of agricultural
resources for agro-tourism of Takhianluan Sub-district, Muang
District, Nakhon Sawan Province. The data were collected from
the key informants consisting of the agro-tourism leaders, the
executive of Tambon local administrative organization, the
officials in the agricultural office of Muang District, the regional
leaders and local leaders, the people and farmers who realized
about agro-tourism in the research area. Participatory observation
and structural interview, training workshops, and organizing
knowledge sharing forum have been done by the researcher.
The study found that the agricultural learning resources
in Takhianluan Sub-district, were used to develop agro-tourism
activities divided into 3 occupational groups as soil and fertilizer
group, orchard / orchid farm group, and mushroom production
group. Some took it as their main primary occupation, some took
it as a sideline occupation while others used agricultural
resources that are land, water, raw materials in the community,
knowledge and local wisdom, plant diversity and management
of area for continual development of agro-tourism activities in
each place by emphasizing on demonstration, knowledge giving
and sales productivity.
As for the guidelines of agricultural resources management
for agro-tourism it was found that the area of the sub-district
is suitable for agriculture, located near the distributors with
convenient access to the area. The farmers are awake,
supported by government agencies for a form of agro-tourism
by visiting, attending demonstrations and lectures. However,
more development needed to be done further on the learning
center, landscape, resource persons’ speaking skill, facilities, coordination center at the sub-district level and development of
agricultural learning resources towards agro-tourism to be used
as a tool to manage the area, make income, and keep the way
of the community.

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วงค์รอดว. (2019). The Approach of Agricultural Resources Management for Agro-tourism in Takhianluan Sub-district, Muang District, Nakhon Sawan Province. The Academic Journal: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Nakhonsawan Rajabhat University, 5(1), 205-230. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/hssnsru/article/view/176977
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