JAKARTA- The Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar attended the discussion held by the Audit Agency (BPK) of the Republic of Indonesia entitled "National Food Policy: Procurement of Domestic VS Import" to dissect and find solutions to the problems of national food policy.
The IV member of BPK Rizal Djalil said, there is a chronic problem of the data associated with the production and productivity of food crops in the field. The state audit agency also found problems in the procurement and distribution of fertilizer.
"We have conducted performance audit food policy and its implementation, including the examination of the performance of the procurement and distribution of fertilizer. The test results showed the existence of problems in the procurement of food and fertilizer in Indonesia," said Rizal.
According to Rizal, basically CPC is necessary to examine and find solutions to the performance of the food procurement, with no 'anti' against imports made by the government.
However, he said he wanted to analyze the extent to which the import needs to be done.
"We were sharpen whether to import or not. If it is necessary, yes imports alone. CPC period to let people starve, "he said, in R.Auditorium BPK BPK Lt.2 Gd.Tower Jl.Gatot 31 Subroto Jakarta.
The problem is more fundamental, said Rizal, is the extent to which Indonesia is able to calculate its food needs precisely and accurately, as well as using the right strategy to implement the national food supply.
Meanwhile, Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar reveal, from year to year in West Java has become the highest rice producer in Indonesia. However, the manufacturing industry in West Java was its intensity reached 60% nationwide.
So according to Deddy, over the last four years there is a reduction of agricultural land in West Java.
"Agricultural land was reduced from one million hectares to 925 thousand hectares," said Deddy.
Not only that, industrial waste also complained Wagub Deddy as "pests" great for agriculture in West Java. He exemplifies the best rice-producing farms in West Java, namely in the area of ??Rancaekek, Bandung District 450 hectares, damaged by the sewage plant.
Again he said, from about 3.7 million hectares of land in West Java, 1.1 million hectare is controlled by Perhutani, PTP, and the Natural Resources Conservation Center. Where in the land, there is a land use by people who are not its designation, such as planting vegetables on steep hills that often causes floods, landslides, and other abuse.
"People need land, it is very heavy. How very large population growth, industrial growth was also rapid, and we should try to preserve agricultural land to be sustainable," said Deddy.
Associated with animal protein needs, Deddy offend why people still depend on the beef. While in Indonesia, especially in West Java there are many sources of animal protein, or other quality meats, namely goats, and sheep.
"The need for animal protein should not cattle, we still had the goat, the sheep," he concluded.