To create SKC in fostering the culture of creativity and innovation, PCST researcher has developed four phases: creating partnership for enhancing collaboration for action, crystallizing and systematizing local knowledge, assembling local knowledge and scientific knowledge in creating new invention, and disseminating new invention.
 
This participatory action research using SKC has been conducted in Mahanam Village, AngThong Province in the central part of Thailand, this village is participating One Tambon(sub-district) One Product:OTOP project (developed by the government to make the community in each sub-district self-reliant by using own resources and wisdom) by producing fabricated handicrafts from weaving dried water hyacinth stems. To make Mahanam Village handicrafts acceptable to the international market, PCST researcher organizes the process to create SKC for villagers in cooperating with scientific scholars to develop their OTOP production and new creativity.
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To develop the role of PCST researchers in creating strategic knowledge communities (SKC) to nurture culture of creativity and innovation in local community

Nuta Supakata   University of Poitiers

To create SKC in fostering the culture of creativity and innovation, PCST researcher has developed four phases: creating partnership for enhancing collaboration for action, crystallizing and systematizing local knowledge, assembling local knowledge and scientific knowledge in creating new invention, and disseminating new invention.
 
This participatory action research using SKC has been conducted in Mahanam Village, AngThong Province in the central part of Thailand, this village is participating One Tambon(sub-district) One Product:OTOP project (developed by the government to make the community in each sub-district self-reliant by using own resources and wisdom) by producing fabricated handicrafts from weaving dried water hyacinth stems. To make Mahanam Village handicrafts acceptable to the international market, PCST researcher organizes the process to create SKC for villagers in cooperating with scientific scholars to develop their OTOP production and new creativity.

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