EXCAVATING THE LOCAL WISDOM OF FARMER COMMUNITY IN ORDER TO SUPPORT ORGANIC FARMING TECHNOLOGY BASED ON LOCAL RESOURCES IN REJANG LEBONG DISTRICT OF BENGKULU

Kesumawati, Neti and Jafrizal, Jafrizal and Yawahar, Yawahar (2016) EXCAVATING THE LOCAL WISDOM OF FARMER COMMUNITY IN ORDER TO SUPPORT ORGANIC FARMING TECHNOLOGY BASED ON LOCAL RESOURCES IN REJANG LEBONG DISTRICT OF BENGKULU. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 501-506. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

This research aimed to (1) know the local wisdom of farmer society in the Rejang Lebong district; (2) know the local wisdom role of farmer society in Rejang Lebong district in supporting organic farming technology; (3) know how to preserve the existing local wisdom of farmer society in Rejang Lebong district. Research was conducted in Rejang Lebong District, for more than 10 months starting from February 2015. The selection of study location was conducted intentionally with a specific purpose (purposive sampling) and the sampling technique used snowball sampling method. Data was obtained through a questionnaire to the respondents and direct observation of field conditions. Data were tabulated and analyzed descriptively. The results showed that there are local wisdom in the form of rituals and non rituals. Local wisdom in the form of rituals is usually led by a handler who is very proficient reading the magic formula, but it has been largely abandoned because of the absence of the handler who could led the rituals procession. Whereas local wisdom without ritual is still performed because it contains the principle of expediency, togetherness, love and manners. Whatever form of local wisdom in Rejang Lebong, either in the form of ritual or not, both supported the implementation of organic farming technology.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Animal Science
Depositing User: 001 Bambang Gonggo Murcitro
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2016 06:03
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2016 06:03
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11479

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