The Role of Local Institutions on Strengthening Gambir Agricultural Market

Wedy Nasrul

Abstract


ABSTRACT
Agricultural market gambir is often injurious farmers so important strengthening through the role of institutions local. Local institutions so far have power and proximity to the community, storing knowledge and skills and sensitive with needs of the society where exchange happened. This research uses the method the qualitative study. This research in Lubuak Alai Village, Kapur IX, Lima Puluh Kota District the Province of West Sumatra. Lubuak Alai Village is agricultural gambir centers. Local institutions involved in the market gambir is institutional farmers, gatherers, Kerapatan Adat Nagari (KAN) and village administration. The role and the existence of local institutions involved in the market gambir, is important to process the transaction as well as strengthen and sustain agricultural markets gambir in Lubuak Alai Village.
Keywords: local institutions, market, Gambir


ABSTRAK
Pasar pertanian gambir sering merugikan petani sehingga penting dilakukan penguatan melalui peran kelembagaan lokal. Kelembagaan lokal yang berkembang di masyarakan selama ini mempunyai kemampuan, kedekatan, pengetahuan dan keterampilan untuk menyelesaikan permasalahan-permasalah masyarakat dimana kelembagaan lokal tersebut berada. Penelitian ini menggunakan pendekatan kualitatif. Penelitian dilakukan sanakan di Desa/nagari Lubuak Alai Kec. Kapur IX Kab. Lima Puluh Kota. Lubuak Alai adalah nagari sentra pertanian gambir. Kelembagaan-kelembagaan lokal yang terlibat pada pasar gambir adalah kelembagaan petani, pengumpul, lembaga adat (KAN) dan pemerintahan nagari. Peran dan keberadaan kelembagaan-kelembagaan lokal yang terlibat pada pasar gambir penting untuk proses transaksi serta memperkuat dan menjaga keberlangsungan pasar pertanian gambir di Nagari Lubuak Alai.
Kata kunci: kelembagaan lokal, pasar, Gambir


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22500/sodality.v5i1.16272


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