Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Finance Economics and Business, ICOFEB 2018, 12-13 November 2018, Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia

Research Article

Social Sustainability Assessment of the Organic Gayo Coffee Industry in Aceh Province, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.12-11-2018.2288825,
        author={Mariyudi  Mariyudi and Suryadi  Suryadi and M.  Sayuti and Hendra  Raza},
        title={Social Sustainability Assessment of the Organic Gayo Coffee Industry in Aceh Province, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Finance Economics and Business, ICOFEB 2018, 12-13 November 2018, Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOFEB},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={sustainability; social; organic; gayo; coffee; rapcoffee},
        doi={10.4108/eai.12-11-2018.2288825}
    }
    
  • Mariyudi Mariyudi
    Suryadi Suryadi
    M. Sayuti
    Hendra Raza
    Year: 2019
    Social Sustainability Assessment of the Organic Gayo Coffee Industry in Aceh Province, Indonesia
    ICOFEB
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.12-11-2018.2288825
Mariyudi Mariyudi1,*, Suryadi Suryadi2, M. Sayuti3, Hendra Raza4
  • 1: Dept of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Malikussaleh, Aceh, Indonesia
  • 2: Dept of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agriculture Universitas Malikussaleh, Aceh, Indonesia
  • 3: Dept of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Universitas Malikussaleh, Aceh, Indonesia
  • 4: Dept of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Malikussaleh, Aceh, Indonesia
*Contact email: mariyudi@unimal.ac.id

Abstract

In recent years, coffee is one of the popular beverages of the world and have been on the rise in many global commodity chains. The main purpose of this study was to assess social sustainability of the organic Gayo coffee industry in Aceh Province, Indonesia. To achieve this purpose descriptive survey research was used. The case study is conducted at Aceh Tengah and Bener Meriah Districts, Aceh Province, Indonesia. Sixty-five major key actors (Aceh Province) in the supply chain considered exporter, agro-industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), collectors and farmers were identified for analysis. Based on RAPCOFFEE technique, 10 attributes regarding social sustainability was measured for this study. To assess social sustainability level, Morris Inequality Index was used. The result of the research showed that the Koperasi Baitul Qirad Baburrayan and the Koperasi PPKGO relatively had the most social sustainability situation (moderate level) among other actors.