Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology (ICOSAT 2017)

Adoption of Farmer Field School to Develop Entrepreneurship:The Case of Paddy Seed Growers and Small Business Trainees in Indonesia

Authors
Ujang Maman, Iin Inawati, Mike Syefira
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Ujang Maman
Available Online August 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosat-17.2018.9How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Participation, entrepreneurship, Field school, Indonesia
Abstract
Filed school (FS), in which it is the latest agricultural extension model, have succeeded to develop farmers’ awareness and ability to make a proper decision in adoption of innovation as a problem solving. Hypothetically, it would be a suitable way to develop entrepreneurship for farmer and small business holder. The paper aims to identify the participation level of paddy-seed-grower as well as small business trainee and its relationship to the entrepreneurship. The participation consists of idea, time, manpower, and fund contribution; while the entrepreneurship is initiative & risk taking ability and management skill performing. Based on Likert scale, farmer got high manpower and time dedication; and risk taking ability. The X2 test revealed that significant effect of participation toward entrepreneurship is merely for experienced and more educated participant and wider farming land owner. Therefore, the adoption of FS needs specific design for certain participants.
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AU  - Iin Inawati
AU  - Mike Syefira
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DA  - 2017/08
TI  - Adoption of Farmer Field School to Develop Entrepreneurship:The Case of Paddy Seed Growers and Small Business Trainees in Indonesia
BT  - International Conference on Science and Technology (ICOSAT 2017) - Promoting Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security, Energy, and Environment Through Science and Technology for Development
PB  - Atlantis Press
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