Agroindustry Development Policy: A Strategy towards Poverty Alleviation

  •  Muhammad Yamin    
  •  M. Saleh S. Ali    
  •  Rahman MI    
  •  Imam Mujahidin Fahmid    
  •  Syahrumsyah Asri    


The aim of this research is to explain poverty alleviation program through agroindustry development policy in East Kalimantan Repoblic of Indonesia. The main contribution of this research is to developed a new strategy toward poverty alleviation. The method of study was used descriptive-case study method. The data used in this research was gathered from many sources such BPS (Statistic Central Bureau), East Kalimantan Yearly Report, East Kalimantan Base Data, and some informants at provincial level. The poverty data, financial budget agro industry development project data, financial budget accelerate poverty alleviation data, empowerment people data obtained was analyzed by using time series analysis. The result indicated that the agroindustry development policy reduced poverty level. Since 2006 to 2015 was achieved significantly result with average of 0,57% per year. On the other hand, the number could have be improved it when migretion to the area had been reduced as in the same period.

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