Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Formulating strategy for improving productivity and quality local soybean using soft system methodology: case study in Banten Province


Kardiyono 1*, Marimin 2, Nastiti Siswi Indrasti 2, Indah Yuliasih 2,  Gatot Pramuhadi 3

Recieved Date: 2019-01-02, Accepted Date: 2019-03-29


Increasing the competitiveness of soybean is an important thing and priority that must be done in order to realize national food security. The objective of the research  were to (1) obtain analysis and identification of local soybean problems associated with green productivity concepts, (2) obtain a green productivity conceptual model to increase local productivity and quality of soybean, (3) opportunities for implementation and development of conceptual models. The research was conducted in Banten Province on soybean production center. Data and information were collected through interviews and in-depth discussions on soybean business actors and Soft System Methodology (SSM) was used. The results show the green productivity status of soybean agribusiness in low category and need to be improved through innovation especially on seed supply aspect, post harvest handling aspect and utilization of waste.


Competitiveness, quality, soft system methodology, soybean

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2019
Volume: 17
Issue: 2
Category: Agriculture
Pages: 21-26

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