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The Revenue Sharing of Agricultural Sector of Rice Through "Mawah" System (Research in Kota Baro - Aceh Besar)

Nelly, Rahmi, Nurhayati and Mahdani Ibrahim
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Nelly: Lecturer of Sersambi Mecca University Aceh, Indonesia
Rahmi: Lecturer of Sersambi Mecca University Aceh, Indonesia
Nurhayati: Associate Professor of Economic College of Sabang, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Mahdani Ibrahim: Associate Professor of Syiah Kuala University of Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Journal of Asian Scientific Research, 2018, vol. 8, issue 1, 13-20

Abstract: The practice of "mawah" has been going on in Aceh since the 16th century, this practice continues to roll to this day. "Mawah" is a customary practice in agricultural activities, especially in the sharing of rice cultivation. ?Mawah? practice has helped the lives of the poor in Aceh. This study aims to examine the success of the practice of profit sharing system (Mawah) in the life of farmers in the countryside. In addition it also examines the level of economic resilience of people with the system ?mawah ".The sample consisted of 5 peasants and 3 paddy field owners. Methods of data collection by conducting interviews. Data analysis was done by qualitative method. Information obtained from interviews combined with the results that have been practiced, then taken conclusions. The results of the research found the practice of sharing of the system "Mawah" which has occurred in hereditary in Kota Baro, Regency of Aceh Besar. Besides, it also found the existence of economic resilience for people who practice "Mawah". In conclusion the practice of "Mawah" can protect them from the economic crisis.

Keywords: Mawah; landowner; Revenue sharing.; Yield paddy; Economic resilience Peasants (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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