The Economic Improvement of Farmers inSeiLiturTasik Village through IndependentMocaf-Flour Production System
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- Farmer, Production, Entrepreneur
The abundance of harvest does not always bring a good impact for farmers. Many problems of selling price is always an issue from year to year in Indonesia. This situation was also experienced by the farmers in SeiLiturTasik, District SawitSeberang, Langkat. The low cost of production and the low value of cassava selling demandthe farmer creativity to increase the selling value of cassava as well as the ability of farmers in managerial marketing which can provide more value for the cassava farmers as major manufacturers. Mocaf flour is one solution to raise the peasant economy. Apart from the cheap and easily-obtained raw materials, the Farmers also will have the opportunity to create abusinessas well as their main livelihood as farmers. The Community service method is implemented with multiple stages, which are the preparatory stage, the stage of assessment, the alternative planning stage, the action-plan formulation stage, the implementation stage, the evaluation and monitoring stage, and the termination stage. The purpose of this service program is to establish a group of farmers who have the entrepreneurial spirit. The result of this dedication can improve farmer revived interest in SeiLiturTasikin producing cassava plant as a major resource in SeiLiturTasik. Thus, the farmers in SeiLiturTasikwill get more revenue from mocaf-flour selling since the selling price of unprocessed cassavawould get a markdown.
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TY - CONF AU - Hatta Ridho AU - Muhammad Arifin Nasution PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - The Economic Improvement of Farmers inSeiLiturTasik Village through IndependentMocaf-Flour Production System BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 542 EP - 545 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.83 DO - 10.2991/icosop-17.2018.83 ID - Ridho2017/12 ER -