THE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM (SIDA) IN SUPPORTING COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH DOWNSTREAMING PALM OIL PRODUCT IN NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Marlon Sihombing (University of North Sumatra)
Iskandar Muda (University of North Sumatra)
Faisal Eriza (University of North Sumatra)
The purpose of the research is to determine the development regional innovation system (SIDA) in supporting strategic partnership among government, private sector and the public in North Sumatra. It is a qualitative-descriptive research. The population was 150 families using purposive random sampling technique.
North Sumatra is one of the Province in Indonesia which has the large plantation of Palm oil for about 1.2 million hectares. The Government developed some special Economic Zones (KEK), one of them is KEK of Sei Mangkei. It is media to support strategic partnership among stakeholders. The government provides the integrated services for the investors to downstream plantation product. The Industry involves the public in growing palm nursery as the supplier of seeds. The waste of the plantation can be used for feeding cattle, excellent calves and bio gas. SIDA also developed the applied technology for the public.
THEME C: Networks and Partnerships
Expanding and Strengthening Collaboration in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals