RESEARCH ON APPLICATION OF THE OPTIMAL MODEL TO BUILD A STRUCTURE OF REASONABLE AGRICULTURAL LAND USE IN QUE SON DISTRICT, QUANG NAM PROVINCE

Keywords

Agricultural land use structure
optimal mathematical modeling
Que Son district

Abstract

The study focuses on the application of the optimal mathematical model to develop a rational agricultural land use structure, bringing economic, social, and environmental efficiency to Que Son district, Quang Nam province. The study applied method of focus group discussions and household interviews with 125 households directly engaged in agricultural production by using questionnaires in 5 communes of Que Son district, including communes of Que Phu, Que Xuan II, Que My, Que Thuan, and Que Phong. Besides, the optimal mathematical modeling method was applied to rebuild the agricultural land use structure in Que Son district by running the model with the following conditions: limiting the cultivated area, ensuring food security, a guarantee of labor in the agriculture sector. Analysis results of the model showed that Que Son district needs to reduce 29.1 hectares for peanuts, 8.8 hectares for vegetable cultivation, while increase 387.6 hectares for maize, 190.1 hectares for sweet potato, and 190.1 hectares for sesame cultivation. The application of the optimized model results in the arrangement of agricultural production land in the district will bring positive economic, social, and environmental effects to Que Son district.

https://doi.org/10.26459/hueunijard.v130i3C.6099

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