Community stores: Priorities purchase of products from local, sustainable sources.

Community stores: Priorities purchase of products from local, sustainable sources.

       Walailak University focus on the importance of coexistence in the community or university city by emphasizing the importance of living and having a good quality of life for people in the community.

Furthermore, focusing on sustainable food purchases by the priorities purchase of products from local, sustainable sources. The target community development alongside with the university is the Walailak Pattana Demonstration Community. The main occupation is agriculture, vegetables, fruits, and livestock, in addition to promoting and developing upstream agriculture and upstream enterprise group management. The Walailak university is supporting downstream, sales channels, marketing

Thus, Walailak university support Walailak Phatthana Demonstration Community’s stores for 12 stores (10 % of the general operator’s stores) to be sell in the Walailak University canteen which have local products, agricultural products. There are not space rental fee to strengthen the economic foundation for the villagers in the community and to support agricultural products produced by the family and agricultural products, products which purchased from the villagers in the community such as seasonal fruits and vegetables. In conclusion, many families in the community have access to career opportunities and to increase the income including personnel, students including the general people received quality and safe products

            Nowadays, community shops have been upgraded from stalls to a community restaurant with passed food sanitation standards. It is as modern as a typical food shop.

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal