Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation in Research (ICIIR 2018) – Section: Economics and Management Science

Problems of Palm Oil Farmers in West Sumatra, Indonesia

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Sawirman Sawirman
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Available Online July 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iciir-18.2019.35How to use a DOI?
Keywords
palm oil; problems of farmers; palm oil lexicons; company; West Sumatra
Abstract
There are many problems of palm oil business to solve by the government instead of the black campaign from numerous international NGO on palm oil issues as an environmental parasite. This article just focusses on farmer’s problems, palm oil company problems, media of education, lexicons documentation, and palm oil museum in West Sumatra. The conflicts between palm companies and farmers or society around the plantation in West Sumatra are also explored. Data were collected through interviews, existing records, focus group on discussion, meetings and social networks. A thematic content analysis was used to investigate. The results proved there are still many issues that need to be resolved since from land clearing, seeding, planting, treatment, spraying, fertilizing, harvesting, and marketing.
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