THE INFLUENCE OF INTEGRATED CROP MANAGEMENT ON THE HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY OF MAIZE FARMERS IN WEST JAVA INDONESIA

Implementation of Integrated Crop Management (ICM) on maize farming is expected to increase the production and household income. Household income was used for accessing food in order to achieve household food security. This study aimed to analyze the influence of the implementation of ICM on food security and to identify the socio-economic factors that affect the levels of food security among maize farmer households. The study was conducted in the maize production center in West Java Province, in Sukabumi and Garut Regencies. The stratified random sampling method was used to survey 300 households in 2015. Household food security was measured by cross-classification of the share of food expenditure and consumption of energy. The socio-economic factors that affected household food security levels were estimated using ordered logistic regression. The results showed that in aggregate the level of households maize farmers food security was insufficient. The analysis showed that factors influencing maize farmerhouseholds were family size, age of housewife, vegetable prices, income from maize farming, the technical efficiency of maize farming, and the dummy variable of the farmer.


Issue Date:
Jan 15 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/266480
ISSN:
2147-8988
Language:
English
Published in:
International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC), Volume 05, Number 1
Page range:
67-77
JEL Codes:
O30; Q12; Q16; Q18; Y40




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