Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

The implementation of prohibition policy on rice field land for conversion in Sigi Regency


Hasbullah 1, Muhammad Khairil 1, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2*, Juliana Mohamed 3, Mohamad Fauzi Mohamad Saruman 3, Muhammad Rizal Razman 3

Recieved Date: 2017-06-27, Accepted Date: 2017-08-24


This paper intends to identify the implementation of prohibition policy on rice field land for conversion in Sigi Regency. This paper is based on a descriptive qualitative research where the primer data were collected through observation and in-depth interviews with informants and the secondary data were collected through documentation technique by doing documents investigation related to this research. The results of this research disclosed that four importance factors were not conducted optimally. The aspect of communication in the implementation of prohibition policy on rice field land for conversion was not optimal because the socialisation of central government, which related to the department to the policy implementer in level of related region. Unfortunately, the department was not fully understood individually or in groups by authorised official due to the substance of the prohibition, such as: requirements, administrative sanctions, criminal matters or even civil matters. Furthermore, on the aspect of implementer recourses, the research has also identified in the category of good, except the area of financial and infrastructure resources. Meanwhile, disposition aspect regarding to the sincerity of the policy implementer was not conducted optimally; it proved by the high conversion of rice field land to another type use of land. Finally, on the aspect of bureaucratic structure that focusing on job descriptions and standard operational procedures to the implementer as well as to the society, the aspect of bureaucratic structure was being identified by this research in the category of clear,  nevertheless, still not conducted optimally in the field.


Communication, resource, disposition and bureaucratic structure

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2017
Volume: 15
Issue: 3&4
Category: Environment
Pages: 105-109

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