The Strategy to improve the Quality of Cashew Commodities

Ferdinan Demang • Salengke Salengke • Nurdin Brasit

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Abstract

One of the production centers of cashew nut is East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province, during the period of 2011-2015 cashew nut production in this area continues to increase every year. Alor District is one of the cashew-producing regions in the province with total production reaching 2,000 tons. However, the resulting quality of production is considered poor. This research aims to formulate strategies to improve the quality of cashew nuts in alor district. This research was conducted in Pantar Tengah subdistric and West Pantar Subdistrict which can represent and describe the distribution of cashew nut production in Alor District in May to March 2017. Data analysis method used is SWOT to know the internal and external conditions which will then be used as a basis for designing work strategies and programs. The results showed that the main priority strategy for the development of cashew nut quality in Alor district is by forming a group of joint enterprises in the form of cooperatives owned by farmers.

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International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology

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