Abstract: Problems faced by farmers in the regency of Cianjur that is the capital constraints that impact on the rise of mortgage the land to moneylenders or middlemen. The purposes of this study were to: analyze how the phenomenon of conversion of agricultural land in the district of Ciranjang, Cianjur Regency; analyze the impact of land use on the availability of rice in the district of Ciranjang, Cianjur Regency; assessing the institutional strengthening of farmers in the area. This research was conducted by survey method. The location study purposively selected that is in Ciranjang District as one of the centers of rice producers in Cianjur Regency, West Java Province. Source of data in this study are the caretaker farmer groups, community leaders, related agencies, informants and stakeholders. Data was collected using questionnaires, interviews, Focus Group Discussion (FGD) and secondary data. The data has been collected, further processed with descriptive analysis. Based on studies that have been conducted recommended that the need for advocacy and assistance to landowners in the different zones of agro-ecosystems so as to fulfill access to information agrarian, participation in conserving land resources, the rise of awareness of the importance of conserving and sustainable agriculture, understand and have the calculation of multidimensional maintain and release land, as well as having a strong institutional. In order for the institutional development in agriculture can work well, it is necessary to the process of integration and synergy with the institutional development of society in other areas of life. Therefore, we need a strong commitment from the community and all parties to support these efforts so that an integrated institutional development efforts can take place smoothly.
Pudji Muljono, Rizal Bahtiar and Warcito , 2016. Strengthening the Institutional of Farmers to Prevent Land Conversion in Cianjur Regency, West Java Province, Indonesia. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 1014-1022.