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The Role of the Indigenous People in Agricultural Development in Papua, Indonesia

  1. Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, Cenderawasih University, Papua, Indonesia
Version 1 : Received: 6 September 2016 / Approved: 7 September 2016 / Online: 7 September 2016 (11:32:32 CEST)

How to cite: Mollet, J. The Role of the Indigenous People in Agricultural Development in Papua, Indonesia. Preprints 2016, 2016090026 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201609.0026.v1). Mollet, J. The Role of the Indigenous People in Agricultural Development in Papua, Indonesia. Preprints 2016, 2016090026 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201609.0026.v1).

Abstract

This research project was funded by the Masterplan for Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia's Economic Development (MP3EI). The objective of this study was to examine the role of indigenous people of Marind in the agricultural development of rice cultivation in Merauke. A survey was conducted in three villages in Merauke using stratified random sampling. The finding suggest that indigenous people of Marind have a crucial role in the agricultural development of rice cultivation in Papua.

Subject Areas

Indigenous people of Marind; agricultural development; Papua

Readers' Comments and Ratings (1)

Comment 1
Received: 16 September 2016
Commenter: Dr. Octolia Tubagus
Commenter's Affiliation: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Yongin South Korea
The commenter has declared there is no conflict of interests.
Comment: This paper is useful for exploring the nature of indigenous farmers in Papua. It has been moving to mechanization agriculture with improvement of technology in rice cultivation.
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