The Coastal Area Development Strategy Based on Community of Fishermen in Merauke Regency Indonesia
Zefri1, P. Eddy Sanusi Silitonga2

1Zefri, Associate Professor, Universitas Krisnadwipayana Jakarta, Indonesia.
2P. Eddy Sanusi Silitonga, Associate Professor, Universitas Krisnadwipayana Jakarta, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on September 23, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 7013-7017 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A9978109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A9978.109119
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Abstract: This study is entitled coastal community development strategy based on the community of fishermen in Merauke Regency. The concept of developing coastal areas in Merauke Regency is the main driver in increasing regional economic income with the main sectors of the chemical and marine resources. The purpose of this study to develop a strategy for the development of coastal communities in Merauke Regency. The methodology used is the method of social, economic analysis with the LQ method and SWOT analysis. The results of the study were: based on the results of surveys and interviews with fishermen in merauke district, it was shown that the commodity of snapper became the main commodity of fishermen because the selling price was quite expensive. Especially china snapper (barramundi) where the price of dry air bubbles per ounce is between rp. 500,000 to rp. 800,000. To achieve the objectives of coastal zone development in merauke regency, development policies and strategies are formulated which will be used as a basis for formulating the direction of coastal zone development from the following spatial aspects: 1) space structure development policies and strategies; 2) space pattern development policies and strategies. Community empowerment strategy. In the corridor of the implementation of community empowerment activities is very dependent on the pattern of approaches and/or implementation, one of the implementations can be guaranteed that the implementation of these activities will encounter obstacles, not optimal and even fail.
Keywords: Development Strategy, Coastal Area, Community, Fishermen.