An Investigation into the Community Information Database System in the Northeast of Thailand: Community Empowerment through Community Learning Centres
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Information Science
This paper presents an investigation into a Community Information Database System (CIDS) in the Northeast of Thailand. The purpose of the study is to investigate the information needs and local knowledge of the community, to classify and design a model for a community information database system for rural community development in Thailand, to create a prototype of the community information database system to empower local communities to deal effectively with their own problems and their own sustainable development, to implement the community information database system and examine its functions in the community. The study will be conducted in some selected communities of Inpeng Community Network which consists of 800 communities from 84 sub-districts in 4 provinces in the Northeast of Thailand. These include Sakon Nakhon, Kalasin, Mukdaharn and Udornthani...