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Journal: Perspektif (Vol.16, No. 3)

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Page : 149-159

Keywords : kemiskinan; nelayan; poverty; fishermen;

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Indonesiaas an archipelago, which has till 70% is ocean area. In this sea area marine contains a very large and varied economic potential including fish resources. With the abundance of fish resources, it should make the fishermen earning to complete their necessities. In fact, it is not so, the poverty still have been collided with the lives of many fishermen. From the economic side, what the fishermen catch, is so far from enough to complete their necessities. This is caused by lack of capital owned by fishermen, the pressure from the owners of capital, profit-sharing system that is not fair, trade or auctioning process of fish that are not transparent (controlled by middlemen). Furthermore the authorities have no authority to regulate and enforce the rules. In addition, the pattern or work culture that is still what it is. The conditions of poverty which is experienced by fishermen led to their conflict and only to be the object. The law should provide protection has not been optimal yet. In the fishery law, there are only 2 verse in paragraph 1 regulating fishermen, also it is only the verse giving understanding of fishermen and small fishermen. Even it gives different understanding that traditional fishermen in the explanation of paragraph 18 (6) Local Government Act as well as in reality. The different understanding gives impact to the fishermen.

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