The Study towards the Traditional Fisherman Survival Mechanism in Facing Famine Season in Meskom Village of Bengkalis Regency, Indonesia

. Yoserizal, Ali Yusri, Zuliskandar Ramli


Various policies of center government and regency have been implemented to increase fisheman’s wealth, by using modern technology and formed the institution that they need. Whereas, a marginalization phenomenon happens, and over fishing trend occurs in many fishing areas. This research was conducted in order to know about traditional fisherman survival mechanism and try to formulate this strategy and try to implement it in meskom Village of Bengkalis Regency, by observing 25 traditional fishermen and 6 informants from fishermen and the parties that understand about the problem in over fishing. The research result shows that the most effective that can be use to fix standard of living and give a chance to traditional fisherman for them to survive by 1) modernisazation, by trying to modernised the traditional fishermen through special programme, like funding funding, using of modern technology and management training of fishery operation; 2) revitalization, by letting traditional fisherman practise their traditional way of fishing and at the same time give a proper facility to them hoping that they can improve their economy and standard of living.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4p363

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