The Existence of Keujruen Blang in the Management of Water Resources as Local Wisdom in Rice Farming in Sawang Sub-District

Yulia, Yulia (2018) The Existence of Keujruen Blang in the Management of Water Resources as Local Wisdom in Rice Farming in Sawang Sub-District. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (12). pp. 293-297. ISSN 0976-0245 (Print), 0976-5506 (Electronic)

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Keujreun Blang is a customary institution that functions and is authorized to manage paddy farming. This customary institution is in accordance with the mandate of Article 98 paragraphs (1) and (4) of Law Number 11 of 2006 concerning the Government of Aceh (UUPA) and strengthened in Qanun Number 10 of 2008 concerning Customary Institutions. In carrying out the emergency task, it has not been supported by Governor Regulation No. 45 of (2015) concerning the Role of Keujreun Blang in Irrigation Management. This study aims to analyze the management of water resources by Keujruen Blang as a local wisdom of the people of Aceh in Rice Farming. This study is a legal research with an empirical juridical approach in obtaining data in Sawang District, North Aceh. The results of the study that, the Keujruen Blang has done, namely: First, coordinating farmers to cultivate rice fields to conduct irrigation cooperation from upstream to downstream, and for those who are not sanctioned; Secondly, to urge the public not to dispose of waste in irrigation; Third, keep the irrigation from being shallow and dirty; and Fourth, arranging the distribution of water to each rice field based on the schedule; Fifth, keep irrigation channels from being damaged or leaking. Therefore, their togetherness in maintaining and cleaning the waterways to get abundant rice yields under coordination of Keujreun Blang is a local wisdom in Aceh society. The existence of Keujruen Blang in managing of water resources paddy agriculture for farmers in Aceh is not due, but also to preserve the culture of the Aceh society in maintaining communal water resources.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law > KI Indonesia Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Department of Law
Depositing User: Dr. Yulia S.H.,M.H.
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2021 03:06
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2021 03:06

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