Food Security Analysis of Household Paddy Farmer in Flooding Area

Muhamad Nurdin Yusuf, Lies Sulistyowaty, Tuhpawana P. Sendjaja, Nono Carsono


This study aims to determine the level of household food security of rice farmers in areas at risk of flooding. The research was conducted by using survey method in Padaherang and Kalipucang subdistricts of Pangandaran district which was chosen purposively as research area. The sample size of 360 farmers was determined using the Slovin formula. The data used consisted of primary and secondary data analyzed descriptively. The results showed that most farm households were in the food supply deficit condition, most of the farm households had high purchasing power, and most of the farm households were in the medium category of food quality. In general the level of household food security of farmers is in the category of less food resistant.

Keywords: food security, household, flood

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