Value Chains of Carrot Commodity On Suthomadansih Agropolitan Area In Karanganyar Regency

Yatnanto, Dwi Feri and Susilowati, Indah (2015) Value Chains of Carrot Commodity On Suthomadansih Agropolitan Area In Karanganyar Regency. Jurnal Wilayah dan Lingkungan, 3 (1). pp. 59-78. ISSN E-ISSN: 2407-8751

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Abstract

In 2007, Central Java Government has been starting the implementation of agropolitanprogram in some regency that has the potential in the agriculture sector, Karanganyar Regency one of them. Through this program, SuthomadansihAgropolitan Area was established. One of the leading commodities from Suthomadansih is carrot commodity. Carrot commodity is then taken into consideration in the implementation of agropolitan program, in the form of provision of infrastructure and community development programs. The objectives of the research study are to investigate the value chain of carrot in Suthomadansih, as well as to analyze how the implementation of agropolitan program supports the value chain of carrot. Meanwhile, in order to investigate how the implementation of agropolitan program in suthomadansih supports to value chain of carrot, there are three indicators that will be identified; the development of supporting infrastructure, agribusiness system, and development of human resource (Iqbal and Iwan, 2009). Both of qualitative and quantitative analysis has been applied into the study with the performance table of the implementation of agropolitan program and value chain analysis as tool to conduct the analysis. Based on the value chain of carrot in Suthomadansih, some development programs from Local Government through the agropolitan program has been conducted from upstream to downstream of carrot commodity. However, some programs are failed to support the value chain of carrot so that the improvement of value chain of carrot could not be optimized. Those programs are Agribusiness Sub Terminal, Worta Cluster, Vitmaka, and Farm Road Improvement Program.The implementation of agropolitan program is not sustainable because of the absence of the budgets of local governments. The program is only implemented for 3 years (2007-2009) so that there are no significant effects of the program on the agricultural sector, especially for carrot commodity.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:UNDIP Journal > Jurnal Wilayah dan Lingkungan
Faculty of Engineering > Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Engineering > Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ID Code:48038
Deposited By:Jurnal Wilayah dan Lingkungan
Deposited On:17 Mar 2016 16:47
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