GUARANTEE OF RICE FARMS HAVE NOT YET BEEN HARVESTED IN SIMALUNGUN REGENCY

Riduan Manik

Abstract


Food availability as a basic needs peoples is the governments responsibility. But the

crop failure is experienced the people who in this case are the rice farmers who are due by natural factors such as climate change and pest attacks, in this case the government instead of responsibility, so that rice farmers always bear their own risks losses suffered due to crop failure. Thisresearch discusses on government's guarantee of unprofitable crops in Kabupaten Simalungun, especially in tackling the losses experienced farmers in case of crop failure. Then the problem formulation of the problem in this study is the extent of government responsibility for the availability of food in the community, how the government's strategy in anticipating the availability of food, and how the government's responsibility to farmers who fail to harvest caused by natural factors.This research uses empirical law research method. While the data analysis is qualitative method. From the results of this study can be concluded that the agricultural insurance is the right strategy in ensuring the loss of farmers in case of crop failure, then the planned agricultural insurance requires a pilot area as a benchmark of success forthe regulator. From this pilot project it is hoped that there will be a source of experience and knowledge and useful information about the agricultural insurance system. To that end, the government must support insurance to overcome crop failure in order to achieve food security.

Keywords : guarantee, agricultural products, crop failure



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