A Study of Problem States and Guidelines for the Dissemination of Scientific Local Wisdom of Community Food Products in the Upper Central Region


  • Daorathar Weerapan Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University Under the Royal Patronage
  • Sasamol Phasuk Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University Under the Royal Patronage
  • Pannraphat Takolpuckdee Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University Under the Royal Patronage
  • Thidarat Kulnattarawong Faculty of Technical Education, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi


problem state, scientific local wisdom, local wisdom dissemination


             The research examined problem states and guidelines for disseminating scientific local wisdom regarding community food products in the upper central region. The experts were 60 participants, including 1) Pattana Baan Mae La housewife group, Sing Buri province; 2) Tah Kaopoad farmer housewife group, Chai Nat province; 3) Farmer housewife group, Moo 2, Lopburi province; 4) Ban Lum pickled fish group, Saraburi province; 5) Ri Phattana farmer housewife group, Ang Thong province; and 6) Ruamjai Pattana processing community, Phra Nakorn Si Ayutthaya. Data were collected by in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. Content analysis was employed to analyze the data and provide descriptive information. The results revealed that the problematic state of scientific local wisdom dissemination of community food products was the lack of knowledge gathering and transferring in systematic way. The local wisdom was disseminated by teaching the families. Disseminators did not know the scientific principles and theories of food preservation. They were told to practice and gained direct experience by continually passing down the knowledge from generation to generation. Young people in the community were less interested in gaining local wisdom due to their full-time jobs in town. The guidelines for promoting local wisdom should entail the adjustment of dissemination methods which can be accessed and learned at all times. It is suggested to combine the traditional way with the modern way that explains the principles of science knowledge together with local wisdom. Learning should be achieved through demonstrating the production processes and self-studying though QR code technology as a media linking to web applications and through virtual technology from brand product stickers. The information should be presented in video and multimedia displayed in Thai and English.


Download data is not yet available.


Announcement of the provincial administration policy committee and the integrated provincial cluster. (2017). Royal Thai Government Gazette. (Vol. 134, Spec.Pt. 281, Gnor 14-16).

Eakachai Pumduang (2008). Environmental education based indigenous knowledge management for community learning. Journal of Social Work, 16(2), 94-104.

Johnson, A. P. (2008). A short guide to action research. (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson/ Allyn and Bacon.

Mungmachon, R. (2012). Knowledge and local wisdom: Community treasure. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(13), 174-181.

Narong Phoprueksanan. (2014). Research Methodology. (9th ed.). Bangkok: Expernet.

Prasart Nuangchalerm. (2003). Science education and local wisdom. Academic Service Center Khon Kaen University Journal, 11(1), 65-68.

Ratchadaporn Ketanon Neawheangtham. (2017). The guideline of the local wisdom product development for promote creative economy in Nakhon Pathom Province. Veridian E-Journal Silpakorn University, 10(1), 994-1013.

Scholz, J., & Duffy, K. (2018). We ARe at home: How augmented reality reshapes mobile marketing and consumer-brand relationships. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 44, 11-23.

Somchay Worakitkasemsakul. (2011). Research methods in behavioral and social science. UdonThani: UdonThani Rajabhat University.

Supparerkchaisakul, N., Mohan, K. P., & Fansler, K. (2017). Developing a Scale for University Citizenship Behavior: Thai and US Academic Contexts. International Journal of Behavioral Science, 12(2), 71-89.

Sutheebanjard, P., & Premchaiswadi, W. (2010, November). QR-code generator. In 2010 Eighth International Conference on ICT and Knowledge Engineering (pp. 89-92). Bangkok: IEEE.

Sukanya Maicaurkaew, Prawta Chantaro, Supaporn Apirattananusorn, and Pramonrat Sutum. (2017). Local food culture and its connection with area of Suratthani Province. Area Based Development Research Journal, 9(4), 274-296.

Suchada Namjaidee(2018). Characteristics of personal media For transferring the local intelligence knowledge. NRRU Community Research Journal, 12(3), 1-13.

Suparuch Interatep, Suwaree Sripuna and Pomhom Cherdgotha. (2017). State of problems and development of local herbs consumptionwisdom transfer for green livingin the community, Srakaew Province. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Valaya Alongkorn, 12(2), 275-285.

Tinnaluck, Y. (2004). Modern science and native knowledge: collaborative process that opens new perspective for PCST. Quark, 32, 70-74.

Thawan Masjarat. (2003). Knowledge of Thai Wisdom. Bangkok: Thai Watana Panich.

Virapong Saeng-Xuto. (2016). Philosophy of science in local wisdom. Chiang Mai: Piromkit.

Wattanuruk, D., Phasuk, S., Nilsang, P., & Takolpuckdee, P. (2020). Cytotoxicity activity of crude extracts of Leum Phua Khaow-Mak (Oryza Sativa L. variety Leum Phua) against fibroblast cell. Journal of Food Health and Bioenvironmental Science, 13(2), 28-35.

Yaowapa Nuntaphum, Yuttana Chaijalearn, and Anoda Ratchawet. (2020). The learning integrated to local wisdom based on science, technology, society and environment approach for the development of science conception for grade 6 students. CMU Journal of Education, 4(3), 15-28.

Zikmund, W., Babin, B., Carr, J. & Griffin, M. (2013). Business Research Methods. (9th ed). Mason, OH: South-Western.



How to Cite

Weerapan ด., Phasuk ศ. ., Takolpuckdee ป. ., & Kulnattarawong ธ. . (2021). A Study of Problem States and Guidelines for the Dissemination of Scientific Local Wisdom of Community Food Products in the Upper Central Region. Research and Development Journal Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, 13(1), 156–168. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/irdssru/article/view/250276



Research Articles