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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 1, January 2015 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Social Capital And Economic Behavior Of Farmers

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Heliawaty, M.Saleh S. Ali, Darmawan Salman, Rahman Mappangaja



Index Terms: social capital, economic behavior, coffee farmers



Abstrac: The purpose of this study to analyze the relationship between social capital affects economic behavior in producing coffee plants in improving coffee farmers' income. This study was conducted in the district of Bantaeng, South Sulawesi. Subdistrict Tampobulu selected purposively. The study lasted for four months of April to July 2014. The data used in this study consist of primary data and secondary data. It can be concluded that social capital is trust, networking and institutions affect economic behavior, namely the production of coffee plants. Trust improving technology adoption Robusta and Arabica coffee cuttings while distrust led to rampant theft of coffee is still green. Networking affect the price of coffee and institutions influence the behavior of farmers in obtaining venture capital through middlemen. It is expected that future studies should be focused on the factors that influence the innovative behavior in increasing the production of coffee plants.



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