Salampessy, Messalina Lovinia and Febryano, Indra Gumay and Ichsan, Andi Chairil (2021) Community Knowledge and Involvement in Mangrove Ecosystem Management in The Coastal of Muara Gembong Bekasi. In: The 13th International Symposium of IWoRS, 2 September 2021, Mataram. (In Press)

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Mangrove ecosystems have experienced pressure and decreased function due to abrasion and high land conversion activities for pond expansion. The government has tried to increase the role of the community for mangrove conservation but this effort has not obtained optimal results. This study aims to determine the understanding of coastal communities about Mangroves and community involvement in Mangrove ecosystem management. Methods of data collection using a questionnaire instrument, field observations, and in-depth interviews. Data analysis was done descriptively tabulated. The selection of respondents using purposive sampling. The results of the study stated that 60% of the community understood the importance of mangroves for their lives. The community understands that mangroves are a source of livelihood for the community and protect the coast from waves and abrasion. The community is actively involved in Mangrove planting program activities (53%) but based on activities initiated by the government in certain groups. Efforts to improve community institutions in mangrove management need to be improved so that regional sustainability and the welfare of coastal communities can be achieved. Keywords : community knowledge, mangrove ecosystem, mangrove management.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Indra Gumay Febryano
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2021 02:09
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2021 02:09

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