Strategy for Developing Dukuh Agroforestry System in Banjar Regency South Kalimantan Indonesia

  • Daniel Itta, Hafizianor, Rahmat Hidayat, Zainal Abidin, Wiwin Tyas Istikowati

Abstract

The people of South Kalimantan, particularly in Banjar Regency, have developed community forests using Dukuh agroforestry system. In the agroforestry system, ecological and economic interactions are occured. Dukuh agroforestry is a system of land use by the community where the types of plants are dominated by fruit crops. The use of land should be carried out optimally and environmentally friendly that should be conducted to achieve the productivity of yields in order to support the regional economy. The role of traditional dukuh agroforestry to support food security including fruit trees and medical plants. The purposes of this study were to analyze and formulate strategies for developing the Dukuh agroforestry system that can be recommended for the utilization of Banjar Regency forest in South Kalimantan. The research methods included observation, interviews, and library studies. The results showed that (a) Strategy (SO) is used to increase farmers cooperation, maximize the farmer experiences, and to take advantage of climate and weather; (b) Strategy (ST) is used to take advantage of farmer experiences in order to manage the Dukuh agroforestry in simple ways and to overcome pest problems to gain expected yields of crops; (c) Strategy (WO) is used to increase the roles of village institutions or government agencies in the implementation of counseling and training; and (d) Strategy (WT) is used to utilize the existing technology and simple management, as well as the price of crops to increase the interest and economy of the farmers.

Published
2020-03-30
How to Cite
Daniel Itta, Hafizianor, Rahmat Hidayat, Zainal Abidin, Wiwin Tyas Istikowati. (2020). Strategy for Developing Dukuh Agroforestry System in Banjar Regency South Kalimantan Indonesia. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(3), 12376 - 12383. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/30330
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