Published May 30, 2020 | Version v1
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Evaluation of Carrying Capacity Lands for Food Agriculture Based on Land Degradation in Pagar Alam City - Indonesia

  • 1. his/her Department of geography and doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
  • 2. Department of doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
  • 3. Department of geography and doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
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The purpose of this research is a) analyzing the Land of paddy land change in South Sumatera province, and b) analyzing the capacity to support agricultural land-based food crops degraded land in Pagar Alam City. This research uses a quantitative descriptive approach, with variables are about changing land-use using the Geographic information systems (GIS). The results showed that the most extensive land-use in 2007 was mixed bush dryland agriculture (40339.45 Ha), while in 2019 was paddy land (24195.47 Ha). The result of carrying capacity land value is 4.34, which means that the region can carry out food self-sufficiency and can provide a decent living for the population. Most of Pagar Alam City region has land suitability in the range of class II-IV. In general, for the future, the area in Pagar Alam City still has the potential to be developed for agricultural activities.

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2394-0913
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I0846054920/2020┬ęBEIESP