Journal of
Dryland Agriculture

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE CENTRE FOR DRYLAND AGRICULTURE, BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO
  • Abbreviation: J. Dryland Agric.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2476-8650
  • DOI: 10.5897/JODA
  • Start Year: 2015
  • Published Articles: 39

Full Length Research Paper

Sustainable dryland management strategy in Buleleng Regency of Bali, Indonesia

Made Sri Sumarniasih
  • Made Sri Sumarniasih
  • Department of Agroecotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Udayana University, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia.
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Made Antara
  • Made Antara
  • Department of Agroecotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Udayana University, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia.
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  •  Received: 31 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 27 April 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

Abstract

The research objective was to formulate a sustainable dryland management strategy in Buleleng Regency, Bali Province. The results showed that the effective strategies were namely: (1) Utilizing available dryland to increase the quantity and quality of agricultural production; (2) Utilizing the research results of research institutes of the Ministry and University related to dryland; (3) Attracting investors to invest in the use of dryland, strengths-threats (ST) strategies; (4) Rearranging of inheritance of agricultural land to avoid narrowing agricultural land owners; (5) Application of agricultural technology 4.0 to attract millennials to work in agriculture; the weakness-opportunity (WO) strategy, (6) Increasing the productivity of dryland by applying technology produced by ministerial research institutes and University, (7) Increasing the availability of facilities and infrastructure to support dryland development, such as making jubang, drip irrigation, etc. (8) Increasing capital and facilitating access to capital, and market networks and partnership systems; The WT strategy, (9) Implementing the Perpetual Land Law to prevent land conversion for non-agricultural purposes, and (10) Improving the quality of farmers' human resources through trainings, so that farmers have the ability to take advantage of existing technology.

Key words: Sustainable, dryland, strategy, management, strengths-opportunity (SO), strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats (SWOT).