Alternatives of Food Security Model on the Farmer’s Household through Social Empowerment in Tarakan


Food Security through social empowerment can be brought into reality if the public gets involved directly on each process of Food Security achievement in all aspects that include food availability, accessibility, and food absorption. Objective of the research was to study alternatives of Food Security model on the farmer’s household through social empowerment in Tarakan. Data analysis of the research used the Generalized Structure Component Analysis (GSCA). Result of the research showed that description of the Food Security model of the farmer’s household through empowerment is welfare (Z), which is affected by Food Security Levels (Y4), in which the Food Security Level (Y4) is more dominant and affected by behavioral changes (Y3), while the social empowerment process (Y2) is directly insignificant in affecting the Food Security Level (Y4), but it could significantly affect through behavioral changes (Y3) variable. Besides that, direct participation (Y1) has insignificant effect on Food Security Level (Y4), but it could have significant effect through social empowerment process (Y2) and behavioral changes (Y3). The social empowerment process (Y2) is dominated by the effect of participation (Y1), in which participation (Y1) is dominated by the effect of innovation (X2) of post harvest (X3).

Keywords: Farmer’s Household, Food Sustainability, Social Empowerment

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