Involvement of Government Institutions in Agroindustrial Development: A Case of Fruit Processing Industries in East Java, Indonesia
The fruit processing enterprises significantly contribute to the economies of Indonesia. The government institutions are expected to solve problems faced by these industries. This study was focused on government institutions which are expected to support the government agroindustrial development programs. Based on a purposive sample survey in six districts in East Java, Indonesia, this research paper illustrates government involvement in supporting agroindustrial development. The study found that for the implementation of various programs most of the Departments give low attention to fruit processing industries. Discontinued programs, unavailability of evaluation standards and limited budget limits the government institutions' assistance to food processing industries. Policies for better government institutions' assistance to processed fruit products development are also proceed in this paper.
Government, agroindustry, fruit processing, East Java.
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