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


Without Crisis Paradigm: Food Security Law and Policy in the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia

Author(s): Isharyanto, Jadmiko Anom Husodo, Sri Wahyuni, Dian Esti Pratiwi

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven attention to Indonesia's food system and food security for years. The article describes that food security laws and policies during the pandemic do not have a crisis paradigm by abandoning the need for inter-governmental interrelation, resulting in distrust of the imperative ability of legal texts in anticipating their applicability in all situations. During a pandemic, confidence in food production figures is likely to be a long-term problem in food availability, access, and utilization. This socio-legal study makes an essential contribution in critiquing the role of government in developing the crucial function of law in the more expansive operating space for welfare.

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