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The Development of Corn Farmers’ Entrepreneurial Competencies in Indonesia

Yuniar Aviati, Ravik Karsidi, Drajat Tri Kartono, Sapja Anantanyu


Entrepreneurial competence is an important and relevant aspect of business development, facing a high level of competition because of an undertaking or business depending on the ability of entrepreneurs or business owners. This research improved the basics of working competencies by considering the factors affecting working competencies. On the other hand, the field of agricultural economics reviewing the farming from entrepreneurship perspective has not been popular yet. The results of study found that the entrepreneurial competencies are influenced by factors: farmers’ formal education, farmers’ participation in community institution, access to information, farming environment and learning process in education. The development of farmers’ competence could be done through agricultural extension models based on entrepreneurial competence.


Farmers, Entrepreneurial Competencies, Agricultural Extension.

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