Wetland Conversion in Indonesia: Determinant Factors, Impact on the National Food Availability, and Its Solutions

Purbiyanti, Erni (2013) Wetland Conversion in Indonesia: Determinant Factors, Impact on the National Food Availability, and Its Solutions. HTI Press, Jakarta, Indonesia. ISBN 978-602-14779-0-8

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    Abstract

    Abstract. Wetland is one of the production factors which non-replaceable for rice cropping. Rice not only has a strategic role in food security, but also in economic security, and national politics. Wetland conversion phenomenon that occurs not only adversely affect the availability of food, but also to the socio-economic and environment. Analysis of the wetland conversion phenomenon in Indonesia are important, especially regarding the determinant factors, the impact of wetland conversion to national food availability, and the solutions that can be offered to overcome, both technically and systemic solutions. It was simultaneous equations econometric model, estimation model was using 2-Stage Least Square (2-SLS) method. Types of data used were secondary data (time series) of the year 1990-2010. Wetland conversion data were disaggregated by Java and outside Java. Recommendations that can be offered, i.e.: focussing development should be directed to the outside Java to make it more equitable and fair; optimizing the potential of existing rice land, and applicating the law firm. This wetland conversion issues must be addressed in 'holistic-integrated-systemic'. There should be repositioned state paradigm. Political economy shows the function of the state and its political will in creating a fair, independent, prosperous and leading society civilization.

    Item Type: Book
    Uncontrolled Keywords: determinant factors, food availability, land conversion, leading civilization, systemic solutions
    Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Agribusiness
    Depositing User: S.P, M.Si Erni Purbiyanti
    Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 11:25
    Last Modified: 14 Nov 2014 11:25
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/4929

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