Social capital in agricultural irrigation management of “RBUMDES Mursapa”
Peasants in Plandirejo Village who live along the Bengawan Solo River use river water for agriculture. To distribute river water to agricultural land use the pump. It needs to be managed together so that it can be used properly. RBUMDES Mursapa as an institution that has succeeded in managing agriculture in Plandirejo Village. The role of social capital as one of the factors causing success in managing agriculture. Social capital is a network of elements of stakeholders involved in achieving the same goals. Therefore, qualitative research was conducted from June 2016 to July 2017 by collecting data through observation, interviews and FGD (Focus Discussion Group) with stakeholders managing agriculture. The purpose of the study is to describe social capital in irrigation management and its consideration of the sustainability of agricultural activities in the village. The results of this study are: a) social capital has an important role to succeed in managing agriculture; and b) agricultural development planning between the sustainability of agriculture and the development of communities in the village such as agricultural production which is quite high, in the agricultural and non-agricultural sectors, and provides support for national agricultural improvement programs. The impacts of the success of RBUMDES Mursapa include: a) contributes to rural development and accommodates the activities of village government; b) to mobilize rural farming activities; c) open up employment for male and female.
Alcamo J, Florke M, & Marker M (2007) Future long-term changes in global water resources driven by socio-economic and climatic changes. Hydrological Sciences Journal 52 (2):247-275.
Ballet J, Sirven N, & Requiers-Desjardins M (2007) Social capital and natural resource management: a critical perspective. The Journal of Environment & Development 16 (4):355-374.
Bhuiyan S (2005) Social capital and community development: An analysis of two cases from India and Bangladesh. Journal of Asian and African Studies 46:533-545.
Bourdieu P (1986) The Forms of Capital. In: JG Richardson (ed). Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education. New York: Greenword Publishing Group.
Brownlee MTJ, Hallo JC, Moore DD, Powell RB, & Wright BA (2014) Attitudes toward water conservation: The influence of site-specific factors and beliefs on climate change. Society and Natural Resources 27 (9):964-982.
Carpenter JP, Daniere AG, & Takahashi LM (2004) Cooperation, trust, and social capital in Southeast Asian urban slums. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 55 (4):533-551.
De Fraiture C & Wichelns D (2010) Satisfying future water demands for agriculture. Agricultural Water Management 97 (4):502-511.
Deshi AS (2000) Social capital and community development. Community Development Journal (35):199-214.
Copyright of this journal is possession of Editorial Board and Journal Manager, by the knowledge of the author, while the moral right of the publication belongs to the author.
The formal legal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA), implies that publication can be used for non-commercial purposes in its original form (cannot be modified).
Every publication (printed/electronic) are open access for educational purposes, research, and library. Other than the aims mentioned above, the editorial board is not responsible for copyright violation.