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Empowerment Model Of Aren (Arenga Pinnata (Wurmb) Merr) Farmer Through Their Interaction With The Environment

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Weka Widayati, Usman Rianse, Hilaluddin Hanafi, Weka Gusmiarty Abdullah



aren farmer, empowerment model, environment, interaction, sustainable



This study analyzed the factor supporting formulate the empowerment model and find out empowerment model through interaction between aren farmer and environment. The results showed that social economic conditions of aren (Arenga Pinnata (Wurmb) Merr) farmers, among others: all of aren farmers were in the productive age (42 year old in average), their experience in farming practice between 5-35 years, their formal education were elementary school, most of them (68.75%) have dependents more than three people, and average aren farmers have 10-15 aren trees (Arenga Pinnata (Wurmb) Merr) . The existing programs about farmer empowerment only partial emphasis on the economic aspect that focused on cultivated plants without pay attention to various benefit (social, economic, and environmental benefit) of aren trees (Arenga Pinnata (Wurmb) Merr). Aren farmer empowerment model based on their interaction with the environment could increase the farmer’s income, ensuring the social value and sustainability of the area function.



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