Along with the growth of micro and small industries of wood lathe, there are also some problems in its development. Therefore it is necessary to empowerment effort intensively and integrated executed by related institution which in this case is Department of Industry and Commerce. This paper aims to determine the empowerment of micro and small industries undertaken by the Department of Industry and Commerce, what are the constraining factors in the implementation and the efforts that have been done by the Department of Industry and Commerce in conducting the development of micro and small industries of wood lathe in Tanggung Village, Blitar, East Java. Observation method used is explorative method with inductive approach. Data is collected through observation, interview, and documentation. The results showed that there have been efforts made by The Department of Industry and Commerce in Blitar for micro and small industries of wood lathe. In the implementation of the empowerment activities, we found some obstacles such as difficulties in terms of resources, public responses, communications, and institutional.
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