Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

Local Administration of Indigenous Peoples in Land Affairs and Food Security by Law No. 18 of 2012 on Food

Author(s): St. Laksanto Utomo

Local wisdom of indigenous peoples Baduy in agriculture or cultivation is part of the cultural richness that is very valuable and could usefully be put-use in efforts to achieve food security for indigenous peoples at least Baduy itself. This study aims to determine the local wisdom of indigenous peoples Baduy in the management of land for food security associated with Law No. 18 of 2012 on Food, and to find evidence of customary land tenure rights of indigenous peoples Baduy, and legal proof of such rights. The method used in this research is the empirical socio-legal legal research methods. Interviews in the study conducted on indigenous Baduy village Leuwidamar Kanekes Subdistrict, Lebak, Banten Province. The results show that the local knowledge of indigenous peoples in the management of land Baduy to achieve food security in accordance with Law No. 18 of 2012 appears in the cultivation system from the stage of finding land to the management of crops. The cultivation system was able to encourage and sustain the realization of food security for indigenous peoples Baduy. Moreover, the procurement of customary land rights of indigenous peoples contained in the Baduy Lebak District Regulation No. 13 in 1990, and Lebak District Regulation No. 32 of 2001 on the Protection of Land Rights published in the Gazette Baduy community Lebak District Ordinance No. 2001 65 Series C have the force of law as certificate of customary land rights.