Community Empowerment Activities In Supporting The National Economic Recovery Program (Pen) Post Covid-19 Pandemic (Case Study At The Cimahi City Food And Agriculture Office)
In the context of the support of the Cimahi City Government, especially the Cimahi City Food and Agriculture Service, to the Central Government's policy on the National Economic Recovery Program (PEN), namely by carrying out activities that are community empowerment in order to anticipate the various impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which generally changes the system. the Indonesian economy, for example due to the implementation of restrictions on community activities (PPKM). This resulted in many people losing their jobs, decreasing purchasing power, increasing unemployment which led to an increase in poverty rates in Indonesia. This empowerment activity is carried out to stimulate affected communities to be independent after the COVID-19 pandemic and be able to rise to entrepreneurship with regional potential in the fields of food, agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries. The main focus of the research problem to be carried out is to find out the implementation of programs and activities that are community empowerment in order to support PEN within the Food and Agriculture Office. The method used in this research is qualitative method. Data collection techniques through observation, interviews and documentation studies, researchers interact naturally with research subjects. The research was conducted in the Department of Food and Agriculture in Cimahi City. Implementation is described in three aspects, namely: planning, implementation and impact. The key subject of this research is the organizer of empowerment programs and activitiescommunities within the Department of Food and Agriculture of the City of Cimahi and also communities affected by the program.