Cultural Banana Value

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The guideline of cultural banana value-added in ta Ong commune, Chamkar Leu district, Kampong Cham province, Cambodia Khin Menglorm [footnoteRef:1] เบญจวรรณ วงษาว[footnoteRef:2] คนึงนิตย์ ไสยโสภณ[footnoteRef:3] [1: นักศึกษาปรัชญาโท หลักสูตรศิลปศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาการวิจัยเพื่อพัฒนาท้องถิ่น มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสุรินทร์] [2: อาจารย์ ดร. คณะมนุษยศาสตร์ และสังคมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสุรินทร์] [3: ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร. คณะมนุษยศาสตร์ และสังคมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสุรินทร์] Abstract: Banana was one of the Cambodian’s important fruit crops that applied in foods and was an excellent source valuable of higher raw materials for cultural. The research armed: (1) To study the value of banana culture…show more content…
Data collection method To achieve this research, was different types of research methods and techniques of gathering field data had used documentary research, participant observations, key informants interview, semi-structured Interviews, informal interviews. - The documentary research: used since the earlier stage of designing the research. The researcher collected data from any journals, thesis, internet, a document from the national Development planning. - Participant observation: used to understand the social interaction among villagers. This method used to observe deeply on their communication in the community. During this, we tried to identify key informants for further interviews. - Key informant interviews: used to collect information about local history, local awareness, belief, traditional, producing, transformation, and marketing that relate to banana. Furthermore, this method had focused on cultural value and economic value added. The key informants were those who had an awareness that related to banana cultural value adding. These include village chief, community chief, core person and member of the community from different backgrounds based in the…show more content…
All parts of the banana products in Ta Ong community that sell in the market has a different price between the price that sells by producers and middlemen. Yet, the banana products of Ta Ong Community are merchandise have popularized in the market, Include, community market until the nationwide market that has Phsar Dermka be the central market that delivery to many provincial markets such as Kandal, Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, Battem Bong, Kampong Thom, Kampong Speu, Takeo, and Stoeng Treng. More, recently, banana products of Ta Ong community such as wine and Sugar banana have been purchased from the international market as well Japan, Vietnam, China, and Korea. In addition, The market enhancement lack development and all most customers, they have known the banana products of Ta Ong community by other customers who use to buy before and products nation exhibition or traditional ceremony, In addition, there is often a real lack of price transparency between producers and some middlemen, making confusion among producers about how middlemen determined the prices they paid. In practice, fair trade minimum prices are received by middlemen, who are expected to pass benefits on to producers, yet poor communication about the arrangement and low farmgate price permitted some producers to think that the middlemen steal from them or

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