Implementation of Development Policy for Livestock Farming Business in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo, Indonesia
Irawaty Igirisa, Misran Rahman, Juriko Abdussamad, Zuchri Abdusamad, Abd. Kadir Husain, Suparman
This study aimed to determine and analyze the implementation stages of livestock farming development policies in Gorontalo Regency. This policy is regulated by a Decree of the Minister of Agriculture, and is followed at the provincial and district Level. The success of implementing the policies is determined by commitment of the implementation apparatus and the community. This research used a qualitative approach and a case study method. Data were collected through observation from the beginning and during the research process. Furthermore, indepth interviews were conducted to collect data and information related to the research. Also, a literature study was conducted on various references and documents to obtain a valid data. The collected data was then processed and analyzed using qualitative analytic methods, which included data presentation, as well as drawing conclusions. All the information were validated through extended observations, addition of references, data triangulation, and group discussions. The results showed that implementation of the development policies include socialization, identification of prospective recipient farmers, cage preparation, breeds procurement and selection. It also includes the formation of farmer groups, as well as distribution, raising and redistribution of livestock. The final target of this policy will be achieved when all the implementing apparatuses are consistent. Therefore, the policy can be well implemented, which will increase the income of the farming community in Gorontalo Regency.