Sustainability of Farmers’ Career in Krathum Baen District, Samut Sakhon Province

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Thuanthat Nindam
Rungsarid Kaveeta
Nuchanata Mungkung


The purpose of this research aims to study the sustainability of farmers’career and analyze the sustainability levels of household and district level in Krathum Baen district, Samut Sakhon province. In order to obtain information for planning and development of existing landowners to be able to sustain their original occupation in a fast changing world. By using participatory research, storing binary data from group meetings and interview farmers. The results of the research on the sustainability of the farmer's career at the household level showed that, nearly all of households were included in the conditional sustainability category (95 %), sustainable households (2.5 %), and non-sustainable households (2.5 %), from sustainability value at district level 50.67. So that, the farmers in Klongmaduea Sub-District are not sustainable on their career. Considering of indicators showed that, the three significant Indicators that affect the sustainability are household labors, agricultural training and water pollution. The results of the research suggested that farmers should bring technology into the production process to increase the efficiency and replacement of agricultural labour shortage. The result also showed the government should ensure the relevance of training in reducing production costs and increasing productivity. Meanwhile, Organizations are involved in environmental management should follow-up of evaluation results and environmental protection of quality supervision to meet the standard set.


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Nindam, T. . ., Kaveeta, R. . ., & Mungkung, N. . (2020). Sustainability of Farmers’ Career in Krathum Baen District, Samut Sakhon Province. Dusit Thani College Journal, 12(3), 517–531. Retrieved from
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