Integration of Oil Palm and Cattle for Post Conflict Sustainable Developmen

Yunus, Saifuddin and Zainal, Suadi and Zulkifli, Suraydi and Jalil, Fadli (2017) Integration of Oil Palm and Cattle for Post Conflict Sustainable Developmen. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 7 (6). pp. 116-121. ISSN 2221-0989


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This paper aimed to explain the integration of oil palm and cattle in the concept of sustainable development in post-conflict Aceh Timur, Indonesia. This paper looked deeper on community point of view toward the integration of palm and cattle farmers, which includes the process and benefits of such integration. It is then analyzed with sustainable development in post-conflict Aceh. Taking qualitative approach design, this research was conducted in three districts in East Aceh, they are sub-district of Idi Tunong, sub-district of Nurussalam and sub-district of Rantou Panyang. Research data comprised of non-participant observation results, in-depth interviews, and documentation. Data analysis was done in three stages; data reduction, data presentation and conclusion. Results of study showed that the process of integration of palm oil and cattle carried out by the farmers community were divided to 3 types of models; naturally integrated system; cooperative integrated system; and intensive integration system. The programs yield many positive impacts towards society. Impacts were obvious both on economic sector in an increased of income and fulfilment of social and spiritual activities (worship). In addition, the use of pesticides for weeds eradication and fertilizers are significantly reduced. This fact described that types of models are aligned with on the framework of sustainable development concept, as well as to a positive peace building in Aceh.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: E Economy, Accounting, Development > E11 Economy (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Department of Sociology
Depositing User: Dr Saifuddin Yunus
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2017 07:49
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2017 07:49

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