Value-chain distribution of seaweed production in Amal Coast, Tarakan Island

Annisa Wahyularassati, Dewi Susiloningtyas, Tuty Handayani

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Abstract

Seaweed has high economic potential which is can give a hope for coastal societies to improve their living standards. Since 2009, In Tarakan island, North Kalimantan especially In Amal's Coast, the local communities started to developing seaweed cultivation and now seaweeds become one of Tarakan's main commodity beside fish, shrimps and crabs. This study aims to analysis seaweed's value chain distribution in Amal Coast, Tarakan. Data collection method is interview directly to farmers, collector traders and other marketing agents by using snowball sampling. The marketing Chains occurred trough 2 Value Chains Channel and the farmers get less profits than the factories or exporter. Therefore, it is indeed needs to improve the value chain distribution of seaweeds in Amal coast.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012082
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume311
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2019
EventPadjadjaran Earth Dialogues: International Symposium on Geophysical Issues, PEDISGI 2018 - Bandung, Indonesia
Duration: 2 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

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