The Role of Posdaya in Shaping Community Empowerment: Case Study at Cikarawang Village, Bogor, Indonesia


  • Pudji Muljono Bogor Agricultural University


community empowerment, community development program, Posdaya


Pos Pemberdayaan Keluarga or shortenend into Posdaya (Family empowerment post)  as a model of community empowerment in Indonesia has been implemented since 2006. This program has been established as part of community development program planned by Bogor Agricultural University for the empowerment of communities living around the campus. This present study was carried out to evaluate the  implementation of  Posdaya development at a village around the campus, Cikarawang village, particularly to evaluate the socialization of healthy environment campaign, economic development  and extension for waste management. The site selection for the  study was based on  purposive consideration, as the Cikarawang village has never experienced to enjoy Posdaya Program. The result of the study  showed that the community leaders and the cadres of Posdaya were aware about the existance of Posdaya as well as its functions and importance for the community empowerment.

Author Biography

Pudji Muljono, Bogor Agricultural University

Department of Community Development and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University


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How to Cite

Muljono, P. (2013). The Role of Posdaya in Shaping Community Empowerment: Case Study at Cikarawang Village, Bogor, Indonesia. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 1(5). Retrieved from