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Volume 306, 2021The First International Conference on Assessment and Development of Agricultural Innovation (1st ICADAI 2021)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Agricultural Social Economics and Policy|
|Published online||24 September 2021|
Partnership expansion between farmers and the herbal medicine industry for community economic development
Principal Researcher of Agriculture Cultivation, The Agency for The Assessment and Application of Technology, Kawasan Puspiptek, Tangerang Selatan 15314, Indonesia
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The objectives of the research is to increase productivity and quality of medicinal plant so it will develop the economic community. The research is an analytical descriptive research with the information and primary data was gathered through various methods such as audience with key informant and discussion. Secondary data was gathered through scientific publication review. The world demand for herbal medicine continues to increase sharply especially with the spread of Covid-19 outbreak around the world. However, until now the development of medicinal plant cultivation in Indonesia have not developed properly. Results of the research indicate that through the partnership, the herbal medicine industry will provide several facilities to farmers in obtaining access to cultivation technology, capital, seeds, fertilizers, including counseling. Because of the facilities, farmers can cultivate according to Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) principles so that the productivity and quality of medicinal plants increased. In order to achieve success of the partnership, the government should provide policies to support synergistic partnership between medicinal plant farmer and Herbal Medicine Industry. Through the partnership is expected that the upstream and downstream sides will gain benefits so it will occur sustainable synergy and lead to support government programs in empowerment of economic community.
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