Lessons Learned from A Strengthened Community Based on Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: A Case Study of Baan MunKong Suan Plu Community

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Kwansuwan Rangdang
Vikorn Tantawutho
Jularat Watthana


The study on lessons learned from a strengthened community based on Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: A Case Study of Baan Munkong Suan Plu Community had an objective to study the operations based on the Philosophy at a successful community of Baan Munkong Suan Plu. Data were collected by interviews 2 key informant and 14 community member as suggestion by the key informant and observations and then descriptively and explanatorily reported. The results showed that the successes of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy at Baan Munkong Suan Plu Community consisted of as follows: 1) There was a strong leader who was able to successfully manage and operate the community based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. 2) External agencies took part in promoting and supporting the operations. 3) Good and clear knowledge and understanding of the Philosophy resulted in that the villagers had clear guidelines, were in the same direction and formed the groups to solve the community social, economic and environmental problems. 4) The important roles of young people and new generations in the community who were cultivated to participate in the Sufficiency Economy activities and to prepare for the succession of the sustainable operations of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy.


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Rangdang, K., Tantawutho, V., & Watthana, J. (2020). Lessons Learned from A Strengthened Community Based on Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: A Case Study of Baan MunKong Suan Plu Community. Rajapark Journal, 14(32), 114–124. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/204816
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