Norms in Community-Based Organic Farming

Maya Damayanti, Prihadi Nugroho, Wido Tyas
2018 Agriculture  
In integrated organic farming, smallholder farmers tend to work collectively in a group with the norms that bind their behaviours. This study aims to explore norms among the farmers with the case of organic rice farming in Ketapang Village, Susukan Sub district, Semarang, Indonesia. The study employed the qualitative case study method and applied Ostrom's Institutional Analysis and Development framework. The norms among these farmers included only planting local varieties, using natural pest
more » ... ing natural pest repellent, jointly cultivating the land, fairness in water distribution and prioritising rice consumption for farming families rather than profiting from the sale of rice products.
doi:10.3390/agriculture8120185 fatcat:7key27nq2zffdgq73bkatkne5q