The Implementation of Poverty Alleviation Policy of Traditional Fishermen in Palopo, Indonesia

. Nurkaidah, Mappa Nasrun, M. Andi Munarfah, Firdaus Suhaeb

Abstract


This study aims to analyze and explain the policy program; policy implementation; as well as the determinants that influence policy. The method that was used was descriptive qualitative and phenomenological approach. The data were collected through observation, interview, and document analysis. The data were analyzed using some steps namely data collection, data reduction, data presentation, data verification and conclusion. The results describe that (1) in terms of the policy program with (a) philosophical approach, the complex problems of poverty fishing occurs because the fishing communities live in the harsh natural atmosphere; (b) changing the way of thinking of fishermen and families are mobilizing role of women and children; (c) Juridical approach, the government does not maximally implement the use of regulation on poverty alleviation of the fishing communities; (2) in terms of the stages of the implementation which is measured through (a) socialization, t has been socialized properly by the government to the fishing communities; (b) supervision, management of marine and fisheries involves community actively; (c) marketing facilities, provision of facilities and infrastructure has not been able to support change in society's living standards; (3) determinant factor: (a) Coordination among Regional Work Units, have constraints in providing services, and it has not in accordance with the work patterns of fishermen; (b) there has been no gas stations construction, there are only diesel tanks, (c) Cold Storage has not been constructed since the catches of fishermen are usually sold out; (d) In the case of small and medium-sized businesses, the alternative fishing effort has not been institutionalized. The government gives motivation to the fishermen in order to carry out other activities; (d) In the case of business credit, bank channeling KUR limit the disbursement of funds, so that the traditional fishermen is hard to obtain bank loans because the requirements are difficult felt by the fishing communities.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n6p253


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