Peran Wanita Tani Dalam Mengatasi Kemiskinan Di Kecamatan Muara Kelingi Kabupaten Musi Rawas

Nenny Wahyuni, Verry Yarda Ningsih

Abstract


Poverty is a social and humanity problems which happensin one community. Poverty in economy viewed as disabiltyto fulfill human basic need such as food and non food.Poverty problems happens in many region in Indonesia, even ruralnor urban.Many strategy has taken to solve poverty problems, one of them isimproving economic comunity through women farmer empowerment. Women as a family member usually pasive in economic side, but in fact women has her own contribution to improve household economythrough any kinds of bussiness in home industrieswhich can be done without denying their roleas a mother in family.

The purpose of this study was to identify the role of women farmer in increasing family income.  The result of this study hopefully can motivatethe farmer’s household in Muara Kelingi Sub District to optimize women farmer role in order to increase farmer’s household income.

This study was using descriptive methode withquantitative approachthrough investigation on poor household in Muara Kelingi Sub District.  Sampling choosen purposively towards women farmer from foor family in Muara Kelingi Sub District.  The result of this study showed that women farmer has important role in increasing household income. As much as 84% women together with men (husband) active in being farm labour. 12% women farmer active in organizing family farming. The other 4% of women farmer doesn’t involve in productive activity on family. With this role, women farmer hopefully can get her family out of poverty. 

Kata Kunci: Poverty, Women Farmer, Household income

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.36085/agribis.v13i2.834

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