Title

Determinant factors toward staple food diversification: Evidence from Indonesia context

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

The Social Sciences

Publisher

Medwell Publishing

School

School of Business and Law

RAS ID

25518

Comments

Originally published as: Maman, U., Fahriany, Sugiarti, Y., & Jie, F. (2017). Determinant factors toward staple food diversification: Evidence from Indonesia context. The Social Sciences, 12(9), 1724-1730. Original publication available here

Abstract

The decreasing of paddy wetland area continually and the growing of the population should have to force Indonesian people to decrease dependent on the rice. The research aims to reveal the tendency of eating style change and to identify variables lead staple food diversification. The survey described the socio-economic characteristics which included age, education and monthly income and socio-psychological aspects which consist of social interaction, cultural adaptation, food innovativeness and motivation. The data was collected during February to September 2015 in slum-urban dwellers in Jakarta. The regression model analysis pointed out the food innovativeness was determinant factor toward change pattern of eating.

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