Developing Cooperative Of Subak To Improve Agribusiness: Case of Subak of Guama, Bali Province

ADRI International Journal Of Agriculture

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Title Developing Cooperative Of Subak To Improve Agribusiness: Case of Subak of Guama, Bali Province
 
Creator Sedana, Gede
 
Description Farmers group in Bali called subak as a traditional irrigation system and has been acknowledge as a world cultural heritage rewarded by UNESCO. In order to maintain subak an support rural development, government has introduced agribusiness program into subak system by establishing subak cooperative. This study aims at portraying the establishment and development of subak cooperative and describing the strength, weaknesses of subak cooperative relating to agribusiness works. The study was conducted in a Subak of Guama selected purposively as it is the only one of subaks in Bali which has been developed by government. Data collected was fully analyzed by using descriptive method. The results of study pointed out that cooperative of Guama subak has established since 2003 under the law of cooperative. The main agribusiness works run by cooperative consists of integrated crops management, crop livestock system and micro credit. Aside from these, the activities conducted are producing of rice seeds and organic fertilizer and providing of agro-inputs service. The strengths of subak cooperative are (i) good interrelation among the farmers; (ii) the bond between farmers and their management board, (iii) awig awig (internal law) of  subak; and (iv) religious value in the subak. While the weakness are limited size of paddy field, (ii) low formal education of farmers, (iii) the limited good agricultural practices/technologies, and (iv) lack of post-harvest technology. 
 
Publisher ADRI International Journal Of Agriculture
 
Contributor
 
Date 2017-10-08
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.p-adri.org/index.php/ijag/article/view/134
 
Source ADRI International Journal Of Agriculture; May 2017
2549-4406
2549-4414
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.p-adri.org/index.php/ijag/article/view/134/128
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 ADRI International Journal Of Agriculture
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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