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The Impact of Barsha Pump Use Towards Access and Control to Financial Management of Farmers in Waingapu, Sumba Island in Indonesia

[error in script] (2019) The Impact of Barsha Pump Use Towards Access and Control to Financial Management of Farmers in Waingapu, Sumba Island in Indonesia. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, 88. pp. 16-21. ISSN 2224-3259

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Abstract

Sumba in one of the driest island in Indonesia where community is suffering lack of water for household as well
as agriculture purposes, particularly in the dry season. To solve the problem, Max Waingapu Radio Foundation
has installed the Barsha pump, which is water-powered technology instead of fuel based and the impacts of the
project are not yet evaluated. Therefore, this study is aming to investigate the impacts of the use of Barsha
pumps on the access and control in the financial management mechanism among the farming community. This
study carried out two times in-depth interviews as well as focus group discussions in nine villages of Waingapu.
The results show that the benefits from the project opened possibilities for farmers to irrigate their fields and
produce crops during the dry season and to increase income as well as standards of living. Moreover, the most
important findings is that the access and control of financial management of farmers are quite impressing,
especially the female farmers.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Kadek Wiwik Indrayanti NIDN: 0707026001
Uncontrolled Keywords: Farmers, Barsha pump, financial management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Fakultas Hukum > S1 Hukum
Depositing User: Rita Juliani
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2020 04:12
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2020 04:12
URI: https://eprints.unmer.ac.id/id/eprint/408

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