Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
March 2016 Vol. 5(2): pp. 110-120
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Empowerment:  Strategic Solutions to Realize Farmers Self- Reliance, Farming Scale and Sustainable Prosperity (Survey on Paddy Farmers in South Sumatera-Indonesia)

Umiyati Idris


Lecturer, Candradimuka Social Sciences and Politics Academy

Email: umidris@gmail.com

Accepted 07 March, 2016

 

Abstract

As an agricultural country, people's agricultural sector has an important role in tackling unemployment, increasing income, economic growth, and national stability.Even though in practiceempowerment efforts have been done, but in fact the people's agricultural sector has not fully detached from the problems or obstacles faced.  With the serious attention of the government, the existence of agriculture of the people will certainly evolve as the basis for national economic growth.The purpose of this research was to look at the influence of the empowerment efforts that has been made in creating self-reliance, increasing farming scale and sustainable prosperity in South Sumatera Province. Primary data were obtained through the questionnaire answers of 250 respondents who were randomly assigned and were processed through Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) analysis. The conclusion obtained is empowering which is consisting of the strategic of human development, businessdevelopment, and institutional developmentgave positive and significant influence towards self-reliance and the increase in farming scale. Furthermore, self- reliance and the increasing of farming scale also gave positive and significant influence towards the creation of farmers prosperity. The results of analysis above gave the explanation that all of research hypothesis were accepted.

Keywords: empowerment, farmersself-reliance, farming scale, farmers prosperity.

 

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