Utilization of rice fields for brick industries and farmers environmental awareness

R K Anwar, A Rusmana, E Rizal, U L S Khadijah
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
This paper discusses how farmers in Garut regency, West Java, convey the maintenance of environment awareness. This is important for the community because their activities in the brick industry have a very close relationship with the conversion of agricultural land. It was indicated by the fact that besides profit, there is also a loss. The existence of the brick industry will lead to the emergence of social problems and environmental problems. This study uses multiple case review methods. The
more » ... eview methods. The cases consist of brick industry centers in Garut Regency. This study examines how peasants understand about soil maintenance. Interviews and observations are used to collect data. A face-to-face interview with the questionnaire was also developed for this study. The findings of the survey indicate that farmers' societies do not think much about the consequences of their land-based economy. Nevertheless, there are efforts to cultivate the awareness of the farmers both from the government and nongovernment that can be communicated well to the community because it uses various media both traditional, modern and digital.
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/311/1/012007 fatcat:uj4igu66krffnh227ee6veb3oa