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Research Paper | Agricultural Economics | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017
Income and Food Security Land Tenure System in Regional Center of Rice
Abstract: Changes in the structure of agricultural land tenure will affect agricultural production activities both in terms of farm efficiency and in terms of farm income. To meet food sufficiency, the government continues to encourage agriculture through intensification and crops extensification program. Pinrang regency as one of the centers of rice production in South Sulawesi very supportive and supportive of the program. Therefore, strengthening food security policy a central issue and is the main focus in the development of agriculture. The purpose of this study was to compare the amount of production and the income of farmers in various land tenure status, and comparing the level of household food security of farmers in various land tenure status with the approach of the share of food expenditure. The method used is descriptive and quantitative analysis of food security with the share of food expenditure approach. The results showed that production and household incomes of farmers working on their own land (farmers tilling owner) is greater than the households of farmers working on other people's land (sharecroppers and pawn) with average of production and revenues in the first plant season higher than in the second plant season. Household food security of farmers working on their own land (farmers tilling owners) are more resistant than the farmers working on other people's land (sharecroppers and pawn).
Keywords: Income, Food Security, Land Tenure
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,
Pages: 520 - 525