Karawang-Monday (15/5), held at the second floor meeting room of the Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Spatial Planning (ATR) South Jakarta, Vice Regent Karawang, H. Ahmad Zamakhsyari, representing the Regional Government of Karawang Regency accompanied by Head of Land Office Karawang following the meeting Discussion of agrarian reform as a whole. One of the issues discussed is the issue of agrarian conflict between PT. Pertiwi Lestari with farmer community of West Telukjambe sub-district, Karawang Regency.
On the occasion, the Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning, Sofyan Djalil, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya, and the Presidential Chief of Staff, Teten Masduki, along with all of its staff, were present.
In his statement, Vice Regent Karawang said that on the occasion, after each party issued his views, ideas, and opinions, all agreed what the wishes of the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo.
"So in principle, all parties are ready to implement what is the order of president Joko Widodo, who ordered that all parties can work quickly complete this agrarian reform," he said.
The Minister of Forestry will provide farmers with land for farming, with a land area of around 500 hectares with the location to be determined next by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, as well as tidying up the farmers who are already incorporated in Lembaga Masyarakat Desa Hutan (LMDH).
"Coupled with the concept of local government that I conveyed in the forum of the meeting for the Ministry of Forestry and the Ministry of ATR accommodate the desire of the Regional Government to make one of the land in the forest as a Region / Tourism Zone Holtikultura," he said.
According to him, with the existence of Regions / Hortikultura Tour Zone Karawang regency people will be able to enjoy the tour of fruits such as oranges and gold bananas, and of course the existence of the Tourism Zone is expected to improve the economy for the surrounding community and can increase Regional Revenue Karawang Regency in terms of tourism.
"The problem is only the location of the land, but certainly in Karawang regency," he said.
Vice Regent revealed in the agenda of the meeting also conducted a discussion about farmers community of West Telukjambe victims of agrarian conflict with PT. Pertiwi Lestari, where a solution is generated for 600 farmers will be given an area of 18 Ha to build their house again, where the land will be taken from public facilities of PT. Pertiwi Lestari.
"So, thanks to PT Pertiwi Lestari who has stepped back one step to solve this problem," he said.
"And from 18 Ha of this land in detail will be made Decree (SK) of Regent Karawang, so clear which Head of Family recipient of assistance, so that will be orderly administration," he continued.
"To build the house, each farmer will get a range of 300-450 meters," he explained.
And for the farmers who live on the land belonging to the Veterans of the Republic of Indonesia (LVRI) and the forestry lands will be tidied up, he added.
It is said the last step is only the obligation of the Regional Government of Karawang regency to immediately issue a decree for the existing farmers in Karawang regency orderly and neat in the form of a grand block certificate, so it can not be traded.
"So the 18 Ha that we will be key so that can not be traded and the 500 Ha is a cultivated land that will be made Area / Tourism Zone of Holtikultura which will be tilled by the farmers of West Telukjambe," said Vice Regent.
And for the construction of the house itself is only available for 96 Head of Family, which is currently being discussed whether to be built by the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Ministry of PUPR or will be given the funds in the form of cash of Rp 20 million to be built alone.