Fisheries Resources Management by Empowering the Local Wisdom in Madura Straits

Mimit Primyastanto, Sahri Muhammad, Soemarno ., Anthon Efani


The role and status of local wisdom as laws or rules implemented in coastal areas is very important. From the historical side, it was obtained in a very long process and handed down orally by the generation to generation. The purpose of the application is controlling of human nature with their unlimited needs and wants. The research place was conducted in Madura Strait, the area selected was Gili Ketapang areas, Sumber Asih sub district, Probolinggo district, East Java Province. The selection reason was because the determination the location of Gili Ketapang island has abundant potential cultural, fishing, fish processing. Time study was conducted in May – September 2012. The research method used is descriptive qualitative and case studies, the study approach was ethnographic. This method is used because related to indigenous studies, which used data from  informants. The  results  of  this  research : There are seven cultural or traditions in Gili Island Ketapang, namely: petik laut, onjem, nyabis, andun, employment contracts, pengambek, and telasan. From the seven traditions, only six that potentially eligible become local wisdom, for use in building rights to fishing areas, namely petik laut, onjem, nyabis, andun, employment contracts, and pengambek. 2. There are two approaches to be made on the concept of community development Gili islands, structural and non-structural approaches.

Key Words: Etnographic, , Local Wisdom , Community development  and Madura Straits.

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