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Agriculture Becomes Hope in Maintaining Village Economic Stability during the Pandemic Period

The pandemic has not only affected economic conditions in urban areas but also in rural areas. The form of impact that appears in the village is a decrease in purchasing power, increased unemployment, and decreased economic productivity.
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Agriculture Regeneration Problem

Apart from productivity and limited land, another problem facing Indonesian agriculture is farmer regeneration. The 2013 agricultural census data shows that more than 80 percent of agricultural business households are aged 35 years and over. In addition, from 2008 to 2012 there was a reduction of more than one million young farmers in Indonesia (Ministry of Agriculture 2015).