JAKARTA BOGOR TANGERANG BEKA SI DEPOK Figure 2 – Depok City Administrative Area
RJOAS, 1(73), January 2018 13 METHODS OF RESEARCH The focus of this research is the development of local resource-based agricultural development plan in Depok City; and the factors that support and inhibit the planning. This research uses a qualitative approach. Data collection techniques used was in-depth interviews and documentary studies. Informants in this research are apparatus of Food Security, Agriculture and Fisheries Department (DKP3) Depok City; the apparatus of the Regional Development Planning and Research Agency (Bappeda) of Depok City; field officer; and farmer groups. Data analysis techniques used interactive models (Miles et al., 2014) ranging from data collection, data condensation, and conclusions. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION The development of local resource-based agricultural development plans uses several approaches: political approach, technocratic approach, participatory approach and top-down and bottom-up approach. The political approach refers to the vision and mission of the elected regional head as stated in Law No.23 of 2014 on Regional Government. The technocratic approach in the form of development of the initial draft that will be used as a reference in development planning discussion (musrenbang). Top-down, bottom-up and participatory approaches is conducted through musrenbang activities ranging from urban to municipal levels involving all stakeholders. Development of local resource-based agricultural development plan refers to the Depok City Regional Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMD) and Strategic Plan (Renstra) DKP3 Kota Depok. The first stage, preparing development plan draft. In this stage, the government of Depok City held a socialization of year to date development planning (T1). The socialization was held in the first month of each beginning of the year which was facilitated by Bappeda Kota Depok (Depok City Regional Government). The following activity involved Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on strategic issues that arise in the following year (T2). Unfortunately, the issue of land use conversion does not surface and has not yet become a common agenda for completion. Figure 3 – Total Dewa Starfruit Plant that can be harvested and total production rate The second stage, musrenbang activity. Musrenbang activity starts from urban village level to city level. Depok City Government has involved farmers in musrenbang activities from urban village to city level. This indicates that their existence cannot be ignored because it helped determining future agricultural development planning. At every stage of the musrenbang, agricultural issues are always proposed by farmers based on their needs. In each stage, the farmers are always accompanied by DKP3 apparatus of Depok City both structural and functional (counseling field). Nevertheless, Depok City DKP3 efforts to maintain agricultural issues are not optimally experienced by farmers. Therefore agricultural issues seem less weighty and popular than infrastructure issues. In addition, there has been
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