Development of a Food Security Management Model for Agricultural Community

Nongnapas Thiengkamol


Considering on the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) definition of food security, it is a state that is able to access by all people at all times to have enough food for an active and healthy life. The Food security includes at a minimum: 1) ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods, and 2) an assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in the socially acceptable ways including, physical and economic access, at all times, to be the sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet the dietary needs and the food preferences for an active and healthy life. In rural area, there is a tendency of food vulnerability. In Agricultural community, the food security is a condition in which all community residents can obtain a safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate diet through a sustainable food system that maximizes a community’s self-reliance and a social justice. The purpose of this research was to develop a food security management model for an agricultural community. The population was the people in agricultural area of Mahasarakham Province. The research design with the quantitative research was employed in this study. The questionnaire used as an instrument for the data collection was done as a quantitative approach and the Canonical Correlation was used for the data analysis.
The result of quantitative research, the finding revealed the best model of canonical correlation was the model had canonically correlated with .51355 between the set of independent variable of the land fertility, the vegetable production, the meat production, the food sources, and the community participation for the natural resource and the environment conservation and the set of dependent variable of food quality, food quantity, and food safety.
Key words: Development; Food Security Management Model; Agricultural Community

Considérant l'Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) définition de la sécurité alimentaire, il est un état qui est en mesure d'accéder par tous les gens en tout temps d'avoir assez de nourriture pour une vie saine et active. La sécurité alimentaire comporte au minimum: 1) disponibilité d'aliments nutritionnellement appropriés et sans danger, et 2) une capacité assurée pour acquérir des aliments acceptables dans la façon socialement acceptable, y compris, l'accès physique et économique, à tout moment, d'être le suffisant, aliments sûrs et nutritifs pour répondre aux besoins alimentaires et les préférences alimentaires pour mener une vie saine et active. En zone rurale, il ya une tendance de la vulnérabilité alimentaire. Dans la communauté agricole, la sécurité alimentaire est une condition dans laquelle tous les résidents de la communauté peut obtenir un coffre-fort, culturellement acceptables, régime nutritionnel adéquat grâce à un système alimentaire durable qui maximise une communauté d'autonomie et d'une justice sociale. Le but de cette recherche était de développer un modèle de gestion de la sécurité alimentaire d'une communauté agricole. La population était le peuple de la superficie agricole de la province Mahasarakham. La conception de la recherche avec la recherche quantitative a été utilisée dans cette étude. Le questionnaire utilisé comme un instrument pour la collecte des données a été effectuée dans une approche quantitative et la corrélation canonique a été utilisé pour l'analyse des données.
Le résultat de la recherche quantitative, la recherche révèle le meilleur modèle de corrélation canonique a été le modèle avait canoniquement en corrélation avec 0,51355 entre l'ensemble des variables indépendantes de la fertilité des terres, la production végétale, la production de viande, les sources de nourriture, et la communauté participation pour les ressources naturelles et la conservation de l'environnement et l'ensemble des variables dépendantes de sécurité de qualité des aliments, la quantité de nourriture, et la nourriture.
Mots clés: Développement; Modèle de gestion de la sécurité alimentaire; Agricole; Communauté


Développement; Modèle de gestion de la sécurité alimentaire; Development; Food Security Management Model; Agricultural Community;Agricole; Communauté;


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