Improving Human Resources as Local Food Processors to Accelerate Stunting Prevention to realize the SDGs: Case Study in Asmat, Papua

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Abstract

Asmat is a district with poor nutrition that causes stunting. In 2020 the percentage of stunting in Asmat is 19.54%, in 2021 it will increase to 28.5%. Unir Sirau Subdistrict has the highest percentage reaching 73.37%. The purpose of the study was to analyze human resource factors and local food management to accelerate stunting prevention in Asmat. This research is qualitative with descriptive method. The sampling method is purposive sampling. Data collection was done by interview according to online interview. Results of the interviews state that the high incidence of stunting in Asmat are the influence of people's habits who still sell their catches and gardening, such as fish, vegetables, corn, etc., to buy less nutritious foodstuffs. Mothers don't know prepare healthy food for children, often diarrhea due their habit of not washing hands and not having clean water. People are unmotivated to take part in posyandu activities and health education. People come to health services only when the child's bad condition. Conclusion that stunting can be reduced give education is interesting and direct counseling to monitor people's lives, provide financial assistance and healthy food is done on a regular basis until the bad habits of the community disappear.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012095
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume940
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2021
Event2nd International Symposium of Earth, Energy, Environmental Science and Sustainable Development, JEESD 2021 - Jakarta, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Sep 202126 Sep 2021

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