A study of the model of smart farming in urban community

dc.contributor.advisorWisakha Phoochindath
dc.contributor.authorEakgalak Kanjananiyomth
dc.description.abstractThe objectives of this dissertation are 1) to study Smart Farming in urban community including problems and obstacles, 2) to analyze factors affecting the success of Smart Farming in urban community, and 3) to present a model of a sustainable Smart Farming of urban community. This is qualitative study consisted of interviews with experts and relevant agencies on smart farming in urban community: government agencies, state enterprises, public organizations, educational institutes, and private business sector. Smart Farming survey, 10 case studies, selected from farmers who are qualified as Smart Farming according to the criteria of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The data were analyzed for common variables by selecting and extracting duplicate factors for analysis using CIPPI Model and 10 case studies of Smart Farmers to share their opinions and suggestions to create a model and test the model to present a sustainable Smart Farming model of urban agriculture. The findings reveal that Smart Farming in urban community of 10 case studies of smart farmers consisting of having knowledge on, having marketing about production information to make decisions, having awareness of product quality and consumer safety, having social and environmental responsibility, and having pride in being a farmer. In terms of factors affecting the success of Smart Farming, it consists of  commitment and determination, ability to use it devices, ability to plan marketing and online marketing, training attendance for additional knowledge, training attendance for additional knowledge, recording, income-expenditure accounting, sufficiency economy farming, organic farming, and integrated farming, support from the public, business, and private sectors, knowledge of farming from ancestors, output certified with G.A.P. standard and forming of farmer groups for joint farming practice. The model of Sustainable Smart Farming includes for example personnel: Knowledge and advanced technology of smart farming should be developed, study tours of the smart farming prototype should be organized, as well as online meetings. Planning: Production planning in line with seasons and market demands of customers and consumers, the period where there are a lot of insects and pests must be avoided. Income: Focus on marketing and online marketing that places importance on standard and safe production process. CSR: Sustainable production process should be supported with focus on quality goods, least impact on the environment, especially efficient resource management such as optimal resource utilization, guideline to reuse waste in line with sustainable development, CSR, ethical management both in and outside the farm.th
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dc.publisherNational Institute of Development Administrationth
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.th
dc.subjectSmart farmingth
dc.subject.otherAgricultural innovationsth
dc.titleA study of the model of smart farming in urban communityth
dc.typetext--thesis--doctoral thesisth
mods.physicalLocationNational Institute of Development Administration. Library and Information Centerth
thesis.degree.departmentThe Graduate School of Environmental Development Administrationth
thesis.degree.disciplineEnvironmental Managementth
thesis.degree.grantorNational Institute of Development Administrationth
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyth
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