Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia

Research Article

Tello Island Women's Participation in the Activities of Fishery Product Management

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281799,
        author={Nurbani Nurbani and Arlina Arlina and Abdi Sitepu},
        title={Tello Island Women's Participation in the Activities of Fishery Product Management},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMSS},
        year={2019},
        month={3},
        keywords={economic women fishermen},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281799}
    }
    
  • Nurbani Nurbani
    Arlina Arlina
    Abdi Sitepu
    Year: 2019
    Tello Island Women's Participation in the Activities of Fishery Product Management
    ICEMSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281799
Nurbani Nurbani1,*, Arlina Arlina1, Abdi Sitepu1
  • 1: University of Sumatera Utara
*Contact email: sunbanymonora@gmail.com

Abstract

Pulau-Pulau Batu, South Nias regency has big potential of natural resources. Sustainabillity attention to the social communities who manage natural resources manner is also required. Fishermen who able to manage and exploit natural resources somehow still struggling in poverty. Fisherwomen plays an important role in domestic economic activities of fishermen. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the correlation pattern of women's participation in fisherman's household economic based on the factors that affect them, specifically in Pulau-Pulau Batu, South Nias. This study is a descriptive research, using qualitative analysis. The results showed that the level of education is relatively low so it affects the mindset, especially in decision-making management of the family economy. The activities of fishermen's wives in the field of fisheries take forms in selling fish from their husband, processing anchovies and salted fish, processed snacks made from fish then sell it in the market. While the role of coastal activities outside the fisheries sector that is opening food stalls, becoming a gardening, and selling cakes.