Proceedings of the 2nd Maritime Continent Fulcrum International Conference, MaCiFIC 2022, September 28-October 1, 2022, Tanjungpinang, Indonesia

Research Article

Otak-otak as a Local Traditional Food Product that is able to Increase the Income of Coastal Communities in the Riau Island

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-9-2022.2328371,
        author={Bunga  Paramita and Fahranisa  Azzahra and Siti Mayawi Vanesa},
        title={Otak-otak as a Local Traditional Food Product that is able to Increase the Income of Coastal Communities in the Riau Island},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Maritime Continent Fulcrum International Conference, MaCiFIC 2022, September 28-October 1, 2022, Tanjungpinang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={MACIFIC},
        year={2023},
        month={4},
        keywords={otak otak; culinary; coastal communities: the riau island  province: income},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-9-2022.2328371}
    }
    
  • Bunga Paramita
    Fahranisa Azzahra
    Siti Mayawi Vanesa
    Year: 2023
    Otak-otak as a Local Traditional Food Product that is able to Increase the Income of Coastal Communities in the Riau Island
    MACIFIC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-9-2022.2328371
Bunga Paramita1,*, Fahranisa Azzahra1, Siti Mayawi Vanesa1
  • 1: Raja Ali Haji Maritime University
*Contact email: bungaparamita1@umrah.ac.id

Abstract

The Riau Island Province is very strategic in developing local potential, especially the economic sector, and is also located in a coastal area that is identical to marine resources. Coastal areas and small islands have a very high complexity, both in terms of characteristics, dynamics and potential. The Riau Island which is the result of the division, where the use of coastal and marine space must be properly and correctly arranged in accordance with the carrying capacity of the environment, regional characteristics and the wishes of stakeholders in this case actors in the community, so that later it will not cause future problems in the use of space. Utilization of coastal space is not possible to be carried out uniformly for every sea area and island. Utilization must be in accordance with the social and cultural conditions of the people found in coastal and ocean areas, it is also necessary to prioritize development and utilization in a synergistic manner in accordance with the dimensions of space and time. In general, the use of coastal and marine resources in the Riau Islands currently utilizes marine resources such as captive fish for certain fish to be cared for and maintained so that they can be used as the main ingredients in a culinary product, one of which is Otak Otak. Otak-otak is rarely found in the media and exposed because of the lack of public awareness to be able to introduce the local wisdom of traditional Malay culinary