Human Capital Performance in the Agriculture Sector During the Era of Covid-19
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- human capital; agriculture; young workers; Covid-19 pandemic
The research aims to analyze human capital performance in the agricultural sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. This study uses secondary data, mainly from BPS, the data is analyzed using simple statistics and descriptive analysis with literature studies. The results show that agricultural development still relies on labor and capital. The Covid-19 impact on various economic sectors is varied, the agricultural sector is the least affected compared to other sectors. In the period of August 2019, BPS data shows that the agricultural sector absorbs 27.53%, over the last five years (2015–2019) has tended to decrease, however, in August 2020 data, it increased to 29.7%, there was an increase of 2.17% points. This condition presents a new additional workforce in rural. While agricultural labor absorption decreases, policies are needed to empower workers affected by Covid-19. Young workers perspective who want to work in the agricultural sector to participate in agricultural technology development. The modern agricultural development transformation lies in its human capital quality and affects the comparative advantage of being competitive. Therefore, how to apply human capital to be more productive, effective, and efficient in the agricultural sector.
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TY - CONF AU - Tri Bastuti Purwantini PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Human Capital Performance in the Agriculture Sector During the Era of Covid-19 BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 649 EP - 656 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_68 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_68 ID - Purwantini2023 ER -