COMMUNICATION NETWORK ANALYSIS OF PROCESSING LAND WITHOUT BURNING BY COMMUNITIES IN LABUHAN TANGGA KECIL VILLAGE AND RANTAU BAIS VILLAGE ROKAN HILIR REGENCY
Keywords:Communication network, characteristic, processing land without burning
AbstractThe objectives of the research were: (1) described the internal and external characteristics of respondents that underlie the formation of communication networks, (2) analyzed communication networks in processing land without burning in Labuhan Tangga Kecil village and Rantau Bais village Rokan Hilir regency. Data used in this research are primary data and secondary data. The population are oil palm farmers who processed their land by burning and the respondent determined by using the snowball sampling with the criteria that farmers had process land by burning and now process the land without burning. The result of the research indicate that the characteristics of the respondents in the two villages in the study locations had moderate characteristics because their characteristic values were still varied between high and low. The second research objective was to analyze the communication networks in processing land without burning in Labuhan Tangga Kecil village and Rantau Bais village Rokan Hilir regency, and the results showed that the communication network formed in Labuhan Tangga Kecil village are interlock personal network and Rantau Bais village are radial personal network.