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Department of Agricultural Social Economics was established since the Faculty of Agriculture founded, which is based on Government Regulation 37 of 1950 under the name of Agricultural Economics Research Section, led by the late Prof.  Iso Reksohadiprodjo (First Agricultural Economist in Indonesia). Since 1972 with the introduction of the credit system, the section was renamed the Department of Agricultural Economics, and in 1984 again changed its name to the Department of Agricultural Social Economics. Department of Agricultural Social Economics is a pioneer of the various movements of agricultural economics at the national level. The figures predecessor Department of Agricultural Social Economics has a significant contribution in formulating the national program BIMAS and concepts Enterprises Unit Desa / Village Unit Cooperatives (BUUD / KUD)
Department of Agricultural Social Economics developed agricultural social economics sciences which see the agriculture from the human behavior and its relationship with the state of society as a whole. Department of Agricultural Social Economics has two fields of study, namely Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness and Agricultural Extension and Communication.
The official structure of the Department of Agricultural Social Economics and the official of the field of study in period 2011-2015:

Chief of Department : Dr. Ir. Lestari Rahayu Waluyati, MP
Department’s Secretary : Subejo, SP, MSc, PhD
Chief of Study Program of Agribusiness : Dr.Ir. Any Suryantini, MM
Secretary of Study Program of Agribusiness : Dr. Jangkung Handoyo Mulyo, MEc
Chief of Study Program of Agricultural Extension and Communication : Prof.Dr. Sunarru Samsi Hariadi, MS
Secretary of Study Program of Agricultural Extension and Communication : Dyah Woro Untari, SP, MP

AGRICULTURAL SOCIAL ECONOMIC/AGRIBUSINESS STUDY PROGRAM

Vision and Mission
Vision of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program UGM is becoming courses excels in generating national and international human resources strong competitiveness, develop, create science and engineering agribusiness agricultural economy and apply for social welfare.
Mission of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program UGM related to efforts to develop education, research and service that are useful to the needs of national and international communities. In detail mission of Field of Study of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness is as follows:

  1. Conducting research-based education to produce graduates who are competent in implementing, developing and disseminating science and engineering agricultural economics / agribusiness
  2. Develop a continuous strategic research through collaboration with national and international institutions to support the development of science and engineering of agricultural economics / agribusiness
  3. Organize the public with insightful populist program to empower and increase the welfare of society
  4. Develop the field of study that responds to the development of science, government policy and the needs of national and international communities

The Lecturers

  1. Dr. Suhatmini Hardyastuti, MS
  2. Dr. Ir. Lestari Rahayu W, MP
  3. Dr. Ir. Any Suryantini, MM
  4. Dr. Jangkung HM, M.Ec
  5. Dr. Jamhari, SP, MP
  6. Anung Pranyoto, SP, MP, M.Ec
  7. Arini Wahyu Utami, SP, MP
  8. Pinjung Nawang Sari, SP, M.Sc
  9. Sugiyarto, SP, M.Sc
  10. Agus Dwi Nugroho, SP., M.Sc

 

Competency
The main competencies of the graduates of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program compiled based Graduate Profile, as follows:
1. Experts of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics

  1. Able to design the allocation of natural resources, human, and social capital efficiently to support food security and sustainable energy.
  2. Able to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  3. Have a scientific ethics agribusiness and agricultural economics environmentally sound.
  4. Have a soul of leadership.

2. Formulator on Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics policies

  1. Able to think analytically to evaluate and provide solutions in the development of agribusiness operating system and agricultural development.
  2. Able to formulate the policies based on scientific rules.
  3. Able to disseminate agribusiness and agricultural economics policies effectively to stakeholders.

3. Agribusiness Entrepreneur

  1. Able to design the operation and development of innovative agribusiness unit, create added value, and environmentally sound.
  2. Able to identify, anticipate and manage the risks involved in agribusiness operating system.
  3. Have environmentally sound business ethics.
  4. Has a soul of leadership and able to take business decisions.

4. Agents of Agricultural Development

  1. Have sensitivity to the social and economic problems related to the development of agribusiness and agricultural development.
  2. Able to formulate strategies, policies, methods and resources to face the challenge of developing agribusiness and agricultural development in the future.
  3. Able to negotiate and communicate effectively with stakeholders in the development of agribusiness and agricultural development by utilizing the development of information technology.

5. Researcher / Developer of Sciences in International Level

  1. Have the ability in using theory and analysis tools.
  2. Have the independency in learning process and being able to speak with international language.

Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program is the most favorite study program among others in Faculty of Agriculture UGM, and even among other study programs in agro-complex faculties.

Academic Year
Number of
Acceptance Ratio
Participants Accepted Registrars
2014 3,236 94 81 34.43
2013 2,423 89 81 27.22
2012 903 87 79 10.38
2011 661 72 66 9.18
2010 1,602 63 48 25.43
2009 1,448 64 61 23.25
2008 918 40 35 22.95

 

TRIDARMA ACTIVITIES
a. Education
Specifications of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program reflected in the curriculum which is almost entirely in accordance with the knowledge in the field of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. The curriculum is designed to generate graduates in accordance with the vision and mission of Agribusiness as well as input from stakeholders such as knowledge and ability (technical and managerial). Duration of the study in Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program is 4 (four) years (8 semesters) and the minimum credits are 144 credits.

Courses Group Credits Percentage
First year (general courses/university courses) 26 18,06
Interdepartment (Faculty specific) 61 42,36
Major (Study Program specific courses) 41 28,47
Elecive Courses/ Minor (Study Program specific courses) 16 11,11
Total 144 100.00

 

In an academic year, there are two main semesters, each of which lasts in 16 weeks (including 14 weeks for teaching and studying activities, the midterm exam and the final exam each held in 2 weeks). Study load is divided equally over and within the first three academic years with about 18-24 credits per semester. At the last academic years, the study load takes range 10-24 credits.
The trust of the institution to the Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness Study Program in educational cooperation is embodied in the form of a coordinated exchange student in MIT's Mobility Program, the student exchange involving Kasetsart University (Thailand) and Universitas Putra Malaysia. Student exchange programs outside ASEAN are with Ehime University (Japan) and others.
The laboratories in the field of study of Agricultural Social Economics / Agribusiness are:
1) Laboratory of Agribusiness
2) Laboratory of Economics Rural Household
3) Laboratory of Food and Agriculture Policy
4) Laboratory of Environmental and Agricultural Resources
5) Laboratory of Cooperative
6) Laboratory of Computation and Statistics

b. Research
The research was conducted with the involvement of a wide range of cooperation with institutions in the country and abroad as well as the private sector, including JIRCAS (Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science), JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science), Ministry of Education and Culture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Cooperatives and UMKM, the Ministry of Commerce, BPN, ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research), BULOG, SUGAR Group Company, AGS (The Alliance for Global Sustainability), UNDP, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, several universities in Japan (The University of Tokyo , Kyoto University, Kobe University, Tohoku University, Iwate University, Ibaraki University), University of British Columbia Canada, IRS3 (Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science) University of Tokyo, TIGS (Transdiciplinary Initiative for Global Sustainability), Kasetsart University, Universiti Putra Malaysia, University of Philippines Los Banos, FAO, WTO, SEARCA (South East Asian Regional Center for Graduate Studies and Research in Agriculture), Bappenas, and some local governments.
Various lecturer researches were involving student, both activities in the field and analysis. Since 2010, the Faculty of Agriculture regularly held the faculty research grant program that required involving students. Students enrolled in the lecturer research and can produce a thesis as part of the research.

c. Dedication
In the dedication, the credibility of the Agricultural Social Economics (Agribusiness) Study Program of was indicated by the trust running the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) of several BUMN including PLN. Department of Agricultural Social Economics was also working with the Ministry of Agriculture and local governments in helping farmers and farmer groups and the general public in the transfer of knowledge on cultivation, marketing to processing.
Other institution also provided an opportunity to the field of study of Agricultural Social Economics to recommend students as scholarship candidates and recommend students / alumnus to gain employment as an employee of Bank Indonesia, BNI. Accreditation status of Agricultural Social Economics (Agribusiness) Study Program is  A degree by  National Accreditation Board of Higher education  (BAN-PT) for the period from 21 November 2014 to 20 November 2019.

AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND COMMUNICATION STUDY PROGRAM

Vision and mission
Vision: Being a superior field of study in quality and increase the competence of human resources in the development of science and technology in the field of agricultural extension and communication, for empowering communities to improve their welfare.
Mission: Organize a decent education to developing science and technology in the field of agricultural extension and communication through education, research, and community service and professional quality to develop and utilize networking relevantly.

The Lecturers

No Name Email Address
Prof. Dr. Ir. Sunarru Samsi Hariadi, MS sunarru_sh@yahoo.com
Dr. Ir. Roso Witjaksono, MS rosowitjaksono@yahoo.co.id
Ir. Harsoyo, M.Ext.Ed. harsoyo59@ugm.ac.id
Dr. agr. Sri Peni Wastutiningsih peni@ugm.ac.id
Subejo, SP, M.Sc., Ph.D. subejo1972@yahoo.com
Alia Bihrajihant Raya, SP, MP, Ph.D. dirayakan@yahoo.com
Dyah Woro Untari, SP, MP dyah_wu@yahoo.com, dyah.wu@ugm.ac.id
Ratih Ineke Wati, SP, M.Agr. ra_ineke@yahoo.com 

Competency
1. Instructor / Community Developer

  1. Have sensitivity to the issue / social and cultural issues related to the development of agriculture.
  2. Able to formulate and implement strategies in using of methods and resources to increase the capacity of communities to face the challenges of the future community development.
  3. Able to facilitate, motivate, organize, and initiate a cooperation of agribusiness stakeholder groups to support the process of formulation and sustainable development that involves community participation.

2. Consultant / Assessor Community Development

  1. Synthetic able to think analytically and to manage and provide solutions for community development
  2. Able to negotiate and communicate effectively with stakeholders in community development by utilizing information technology.

3. Event Organizer

  1. Able to manage all of the components in the implementation of an event.
  2. Able to market events.

4. Educators

  1. Able to use and apply a learning methods.
  2. Able to give a learning motivation to student.

5. Researchers

  1. Able to identify, analyze and formulate the problem precisely in the field of agricultural extension and communication.
  2. Able to design and implement research.
  3. Able to recommend the right problem-solving in the field of agricultural extension and communication.

6. Media Manager

  1. Able to collect, process, present and disseminate agricultural information.
  2. Able to manage a media organization.

SPECIAL ABILITIES (Identifier College: Democracy and Scientific)
1. Able to actualize local knowledge in agricultural development.
2. Able to organize communities in responding global warming and climate change.2.

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