Journal of International Development and Cooperation Volume 11 Issue 1
2005-01 発行

Dairying and its contribution to farm economy in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia 【Article】

Sulastri, Endang
Maharjan, Keshav Lall
This article tries to explore the situation of dairying in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province (here-after DIY Province), Indonesia. The study has shown that dairying in DIY Province is labor intensive.The data reveals a greater use of family labor in rural and sub urban areas compared to that of hiredlabor in dairy cows care and delivering milk. In urban areas, there is a greater use of hired male labor indairy activities. Income from the dairy activities is selling milk, cows, calves and manure and can beused to meet/provide household expenses, savings, investment and insurance.Finding can be used as an evident that there is relationship between locational characteristic and levelof development of dairying. Sleman, as a rural area and agriculture as the primary activity among mostof the people, has good chance to develop dairying.