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Rahmi Achmad, Muh. Hatta Jamil, Rusli M Rukka, Sitti Bulkis, Rahmadanih Rahmadanih, A. Amrullah
Jurnal Sosial Ekonomi Pertanian , Volume 16; doi:10.20956/jsep.v16i2.7274

Abstract: Maintain urban agriculture with its multifunctionality is very important in national agricultural development. This study aims to know the existence of rice farming land in Makassar City, identify of the strength factors and weakness factors for farmers of rice farming in Makassar City and know the priority strategies used to maintain rice farming land in Makassar city. Informants in this study were heads of farmer groups and government representatives. The analytical method used is qualitative descriptive whereas to know strategy priority need to maintain rice farming land used the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) method with support Expert Choice software 11. Results of the study conclude that the existence of rice farming land in Makassar city can be seen physically with a land area of 2,636 hectares and through land use by people who still manage rice farming land. Strength factors for farming in rice farming land in Makassar City are agricultural products that are consumed for family food sources, as a source of income, incapable condition of the peasant, the selling price of land is low and farming land are families inheritance while the weakness factors of farmers are land ownership status, unproductive land conditions, inappropriate and undistributed of government supporting for farmer's needs, limited fertilizer availability, pest and plant disease and there is no regeneration to manage existing land; the strategy priority needed in maintaining rice farming land in Makassar City for farmers is enhancement agricultural production facilities and infrastructure Keywords: Strategy; Rice Farm Land; Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP).
Keywords: land use / Makassar City / Strategy Priority / maintain rice farming land

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