Ecologically-Based Economic Development Strategy on of Coastal Community of Pangpang Bay, Banyuwangi, Indonesia

Ervina Wahyu Setyaningrum, Ardiyanto Maksimilianus Gai


In terms of area quantity and number of species, the population of mangrove in Indonesia is considerably abundant. Pangpang Bay of Banyuangi is one of the concerned areas which also has high potentials economically and ecologically to the community around the area. Therefore, in managing the mangrove’ ecosystem, each sectors must be well coordinated. This study aims to optimize the economic development of community through community empowerment in utilizing the economic potential of the mangrove by keep maintaining the ecological sustainability as well as the coordination among stakeholders. This is a descriptive study using a SWOT analysis through Primary Survey and Focus Group Discussion (FGD). The results of the Grand Strategy analysis are in quadrant I. It indicates the importance of the institutions’ role that can be utilized as an opportunity. In practice, this strategy plays a role in supporting the aggressive growth policy (growth-oriented strategy) by utilizing the appropriate technology to process the mangrove into finished products such as liquid soap, starch as food’ raw material. In addition, it also has  a comprehensive legal access and  proper promotion with active participation of all parties to accelerate the sustainable growth of the region.

Keywords: utilization of mangrove, economic empowerment, institutional, appropriate technology


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