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The Influence Of Farmer Entrepreneurship And Organizational Competence On Cacao Productivity

Muhammad Hidayat and Saban Echdar
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Muhammad Hidayat: STIE Nobel Indonesia

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Abstract: This study aimed to determine and analyzing the effect of the enterpreneurial competencies, farmers institutional and government support on productivity of cocoa farmers in Polewali Mandar, West of Sulawesi. The benefits of this research are (1) as a information for the various parties, especially in Polewali Mandar district to take wisdom strategic to the empowerment of cocoa farmers to their territory with effort to improve the entrepreneurial competences , farmer institutional, and government to improve productivity of cocoa. (2) Contributed to the next study that interested in discussing problems about productivity of cocoa, (3) as point of reference to increased productivity cocoa farmers in West of Sulawesi, especially in the district of Polewali Mandar. This study is descriptive research, data collecting used interview and questionnaires. The population of this study is the cocoa farmers in Polewali Mandar as much as 35.000 and take the sample of in purposive and random sampling with the number of samples 100 respondent. Data was analiyzed using multiple regression analysis processed by SPSS software version 20 for windows. The results of research suggests that enterprenurial competence, farmers institutional and government support positive and significant affected to productivity of cocoa, either simultaneous and parsial. Enterpreneurial competence variable was the most dominant affected on farmers cocoa productivity in Polewali Mandar. This matter because the competency of farmers is the main ability owned by farmers in managing the land and doing the treatment of cocoa. The ability of farmer about how to manage the land, how to fertilizer, how to using insecticide in right and good well managed cocoa management coupled with innovation and creativity will increase the productivity of cocoa.

Date: 2017-11-10
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