PERAN PEMERINTAH DAERAH DALAM MENDUKUNG KETAHANAN PANGAN NASIONAL
Keywords: local governments, food security
AbstractFood includes basic needs which constitute one of the basic human rights whose fulfillment is guaranteed by law. For this reason, National Food Security is needed to fulfill its food needs. At the macro level, food security development still facing systemic problems, namely the reduction of agricultural land, a decrease in production caused by climate change, and others. This study aims to determine the role of local governments in supporting National Food Security. This research method is a qualitative method with a narrative description design. The local government is responsible for the availability of food through regional food security in order to support national food security that is built based on the principle of sovereignty and independence. For this reason, the need for policies that protect and maintain the existence of food agricultural land, as well as a strong commitment and goodwill from the local government to give priority to the development of food security in the region.