- silk has a long value chain,
- each link of the chain involves various stakeholders, and
- silk is a provincial government priority program that needs support from many parties.
- To provide assessment and input to ensure that the right study design, methodology, and tools are used to achieve the objectives
- To control the process of study implementation and quality of study results by being actively involved in prestudy meetings and study result discussion sessions
- To review the report of study results and help formulate policy issues based on the study results
This study uses a collaboration approach that involves researchers from diverse academic disciplines and many other stakeholders, including academics; functional researchers from the South Sulawesi Development Planning, Research, and Regional Development Agency (Bappelitbangda); civil society organizations; practitioners; as well as players in the agricultural and silk commodity industries. The implementation of the study is integrated with Bappelitbangda’s study mechanism and structure. Every study involves a quality control team (TPM), as mandated by Minister for Home Affairs Decree No. 17/2016 on Research and Development Guidelines in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Regional Governments. The TPM consists of provincial-level structural officials, academics, and practitioners.