An Evaluation of the Sustainable Community Development of Pig Farming, under the Serasah System, in Wonosobo Regency, Indonesia

  •  Yans Pangerungan    
  •  Suci Paramitasari Syahlani    
  •  F. Trisakti Haryadi    


The purpose of this research is to evaluate the level of sustainability of pig farming,under the serasah system in Wonosobo Regency, Indonesia. This research is conducted in six villages located in the District of Kertek, the six village are Candimulyo, Candiyasan, Kapencar, Pagerejo, Purbosono, and Reco. The research’s activities are carried out in three phases: Preparation, data collection, and analysis. The preparation phase includes the collection of information from the reference sources required to initiate the research. The data collections’ phase, to obtain the primary data on theserasah system of pig farming, use the observation method, in-depth interviews and surveys via a questionnaire to identify the factors that contribute to the sustainability of pig farming within theserasah system. The in-depth interviews include talks with key figures in the villages’serasahpig farming system. The next stage is the processing of the data by analyzing every aspect of it. Based on the results of the assessment of the level of sustainability of pig farming in Wonosobo, the ecological aspect’s percentage is lower than that of the socio-economic aspects. The socio-economic aspects are showing progress towards sustainability, and the ecological aspects indicate they have made a good start towards sustainability. In other word serasah system pig farms have a good sustainability as farm business activities.

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