Sustainable wetland rice farming in Kutai Kartanegara district

Akhmad Arief *, Joko Mariyono and Edy Prasetyo

Agribusiness Study Program, Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences, Diponegoro University, Indonesia.
Research Article
World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 2024, 22(03), 971–982
Article DOI: 10.30574/wjarr.2024.22.3.1812
Publication history: 
Received on 05 May 2024; revised on 15 June 2024; accepted on 17 June 2024
Sustainable agriculture is the management of food production resources using environmental principles so that future generations can enjoy agriculture. The problem of declining production can be influenced by improper management, which impacts the sustainability of paddy rice farming. This research analyzes the following: 1) the sustainability status of wet-rice farming in Kutai Kartanegara Regency based on five dimensions: ecological, economic, institutional, technological and social. 2) Analyzing sensitive attributes that influence the sustainability status of wet-rice farming in Kutai Kartanegara Regency. The research method used descriptive qualitative. Samples in this study were farmers and key informants. Sampling research uses the Slovin formula with a cluster sampling method and purposive techniques. Based on the results of Multidimensional Scaling (MDS) analysis, the sustainability status of rice paddy farming in Kutai Kartanegara Regency with a multidimensional index value of 52.37% (Sustainable). There are five dimensions with three sustainable dimensions, namely economic, ecological, technological, and less sustainable, ecological, and social. Of the 30 sustainable attributes, six are sensitive and affect the sustainability of rice paddy farming in Kutai Kartanegara Regency.
Rice; Farming; Production; Sustainability; Multidimensional Scaling
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