International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 5 (2015) No. 6, pages: 460-468, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.5.6.601

Optimization of Palm Oil Plantation Revitalization in North Sumatera Indonesia

Juliza Hidayati, Sukardi Sukardi, Ani Suryani, Anas Miftah Fauzi, Sugiharto Sugiharto

Abstract

The idea of making North Sumatera  as a barometer of national oil palm industry require efforts commodities and agro-industry development of oil palm. One effort that can be done is by successful execution plantation revitalization. The plantation Revitalization is an effort to accelerate the development of smallholder plantations, through expansion and replanting by help of palm estate company as business partner and bank financed plantation revitalization fund. Business partner agreement obliged and bound to make at least the same smallholder plantation productivity with business partners, so that the refund rate to banks become larger and prosperous people as a plantation owner. Generally low productivity of smallholder plantations under normal potential caused a lot of old and damaged plants with plant material at random. The purpose of revitalizing oil palm plantations which are to increase their competitiveness through increased farm productivity. The research aims to identify potential criteria in influencing plantation productivity improvement priorities to be observed and followed up in order to improve the competitiveness of destinations and make North Sumatera barometer of national palm oil can be achieved. Research conducted with Analytical Network Process (ANP), to find the effect of dependency relationships between factors or criteria with the knowledge of the experts in order to produce an objective opinion and relevant depict the actual situation. 

Keywords:

palm barometer; acceleration of plantation development; productivity; revitalization.

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