Cultivation Region

Kebun Buah Naga FOTO: RON AGUSTA

Kebun Buah Naga FOTO: RON AGUSTA

Biological cultivation in Ciletuh geoarea, has considerable potential economic growth for community. Areas of cultivation was developed outside the BKSDA conservation area. Crops that have been developed in the area of geopark is classified as: Food crops; Horticulture; plantation and medical plants Food crops such as rice paddies and fields of various kinds of rice in white, red and black. Regional food crops such as rice paddies fields are widely spread in the villages of Ciemas and Ciracap district. Horticultural crops are already well known in the Ciemas and Ciracap district, those are various fruits and vegetables, such as mangoes, watermelon, durian, dragon fruit, banana, papaya, onion, and others. While plantation crops consist of tea, coconut, palm oil, clove, rubber, teak, jabon and sengon.

Kebun Buah Naga FOTO: RON AGUSTA
Kebun Buah Naga FOTO: RON AGUSTA

Area of existing plantation are Bojongasih tea plantations, coconut plantation, palm oil, clove and rubber found in some villages in the district of Ciemas and Ciracap. Medicinal plants such as plants for raw material medicines such as lemongrass, turmeric, ginger, clove and others. Cultivation of fauna is also well developed in the geopark, both managed individually by the public, groups of farmers and professionally by the private sector. Raising of cattle, goats, fish and chicken are also carried out by many people around the area of the geopark. Cultivated shrimp farming in Mandrajaya, Ujunggenteng and Pangumbahan villages have been professionally managed by a private party which hiring local people as a worker. Currently, there is also being developed eel farming by the communities in the Mandrajaya village.