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Development and Management of Capture Fisheries

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Development and Management of Capture Fisheries

The development of capture fisheries in Indonesia aims to increase the production and productivity of the fisheries business based on sustainable fish resources management, as well as to improve the welfare of fishermen.

The strategic objectives to be achieved are:

Therefore, the Government through the Directorate General of Capture Fisheries of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries has implemented a program of development and management of capture fisheries, namely in the form of; Management of fish resources;

Efforts to supervise and develop fishing vessels and fishing gear and fishing vessel manning, among others, are carried out in the form of:

Meanwhile, the development off is hing business and the empowerment of small fishermen is done through:

The development of capture fisheries over the past five years shows an encouraging performance, with capture fisheries growing at an average rate of 3.8% per year.

The fishermen exchange rate (NTN) also continues to increase. Over the past five years, NTN has been above 100 and continues to show an upward trend.


This shows that the fisherman’s welfare level is getting better.In terms of infrastructure, there are currently

facilities has also been allocated to various regencies/cities.Meanwhile, in an effort to empower fishermen, the government has increased access to business capital through the Development of Rural Business Program(PUMP) of Capture Fisheries.

In addition,continued facilitation and increased access to capital through increasing the distribution of People’s Business Credit(KUR), as well as Credit for Food and Energy Security (KKP-E).Increased access to capital is then strengthened by providing assurance of asset ownership, especially land and ships. Related to this, the fisherman land certification activity has been developed in cooperation with BPN.

Furthermore, there is a social security insurance development for fishermen top rovide protection certainty and social security for fishermen whose scope of work is highly risky.

To reduce fishermen poverty in fishery centers, the government has also implemented a Fishermen Livel i hood Improvement (PKN) program, such as: construction of very cheap houses,development of alternative and additional work for fishermen families, access to education and health, and others.

While efforts undertaken to improve fishing business services to be more outstanding are; development of Data Sharing System (DSS), on-line licensing service, central licensing assistance in the region, and others.

Sustainable fisheries development requires support from all stakeholders,from government, business actors,academics and the wider community.In addition, the development of capture fisheries also requires prudent sensitivity and awareness to contribute significantly in improving the welfare of the community.

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