Policy and operation
Major work outcomes of Khon Kaen University
- Community Prototype for 4.0 Organic Agricultural Commodity
To increase the value of organic agricultural commodity and encourage the cooperation and networking among the producers, the operating committee composing of staff from Faculty of Business Administration and Accounting, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Faculty of Technology, and Faculty of Architecture; Khon Kaen University and Kalasin University have set up a project with such objectives. The project area covers 13 communities in 5 provinces, namely Mahasarakham, Kalasin, Udon Thani, Nong Bua Lamphu, and Sakol Nakhon. Increasing the farmer’s efficiency, strengthening their productivity and standardizing their production using all available technology; are the main aims of the project; hopefully to make them Smart Farmers as specified in the government’s policy
- Research and Production of Industrial Insects
The objective of this project is to do research on and production of Black soldier fly on a commercial scale. The insect can be used for organic rubbish disposition and extraction of bioactive chemicals, hence, adding up its commercial value and be in line with the university’s vision. Being a knowledge generator for creative economy and social development, is one of the missions committed by the university. A prototyped insect rearing house, at commercial scale, has been built with the cooperation among 3 partners, the Betagro Public Co., KKU Commercial Investment Fund, and the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture.