Agrarian Reform in Cities: Options by the Government
Forbes Indonesia|April 2021
Agrarian reform is a goal of the government since the promulgation of the agrarian law of 1960. The agrarian reform concept has also expanded, it's now beyond the redistribution of farms to the farmers but also land to the non-farmers. In cities like Jakarta, farmers are certainly not an essential subject. Instead, illegal houses and illegal occupancies that create slum areas are more problematic. Those are people who live in a building on a land plot that he does not own or cannot prove legal ownership. Never-ending legal disputes involving many parties claiming land ownership are a huge problem to be resolved.
Eddy Leks

Agrarian reform deals with asset arrangement and access arrangement. Asset arrangement includes land redistribution and asset legalization. Part of land redistribution is the distribution of certificates of ownership over condominium units (SHMSRS). Whereas access arrangement is a provision of the people's opportunity to access capital or other assistance. The main point here is to empower the people.

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