Assessment on Sustainability of Agropolitan Zone Potential Development in Bantaeng, Indonesia: Main Plantation Commodity Base

Arman Amran, M.Saleh S Ali, A.Rahman Mappangaja, Muhammad Arsyad


Sustainable development oriented in three dimensions, namely: economic sustainability (economic growth), social sustainability (social equity), ecological sustainability (environmental sustainable). The research objective was to determine sustainability level of agropolitan zone with plantation commodity base in Bantaeng. The study was conducted from January to December 2015. The research method uses MDS approach with Rap-Agropolitan (modification Rapfish). The results were obtained, the sustainability of ecological dimension (43.90%), the economic dimension (36.39%), the social dimension (51.98%), tecnology dimension (62.43%) and institutional dimension (53.92%).

There are 16 (sixteen) leverage attributes of Agropolitan program, consist of; ecological dimension (climate, topography and availability of land zoning for the plantation), the economic dimension (marketable rights and access to capital), social dimension (growth domestic planters, local knowledge, knowledge of the environment and the pattern of public relations), technology dimension (technology of marketing product, harvesting and post-harvest technology, technology of cultivate and maintenance, pests and plant diseases), institutional dimension (synergy between policies and institutional, synchronization between local and central government as well as research program and community service).


Sustainability; agropolitan; plantation; MDS-Rap Agropolitan; Bantaeng regency.

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