Agricultural Land Conversion Moratorium – The Indonesian government sees the need to do a moratorium on conversion of land to prevent the shrinkage rate of agricultural land due to land conversion from agricultural to non agricultural land.
Moratorium on land conversion are supported regulation undertaken to support the expansion or intensification of agricultural land through the printing patterns of new rice fields.
Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa said that after opening a retreat about Increased Rice Production, Monday, September 19, 2011 in Jakarta.
Hatta said the land use issues of concern. There is a recommendation that the President issued Presidential Regulation of Agricultural Land Conversion Moratorium matter. This was done as the government attempts to do the printing of new wetland.
Based on Compass records, to control the pace of land conversion, made the Law No. 41/2009 on the Protection of Agricultural Land Sustainable Food. This law was made following a conversion rate of 100,000 hectares of land that is spent each year land.
Hatta said that, in this retreat all the heads are ready to increase rice production areas, provided there is financial support. And Hatta saw it as a reasonable.