THE STRATEGY OF SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN CILACAP REGENCY WATERSF. Adiyanto, A.D.P. Fitri and A. Ghofar
Management of small-scale fisheries resources is more likely to be oriented towards economic growth by overexploiting fishery resources without paying attention to sustainability aspects. The number of smallscale fishing fleets tends to increase, resulting in over-exploitation in coastal areas. The purpose of this study is to develop alternative strategies for small-scale capture fisheries management in Cilacap Regency. Collecting data using survey methods and interviews with key informants. Sampling was done by purposive sampling technique. Data were analyzed using the AWOT method, namely the SWOT method combined with AHP. The results showed that the IFAS matrix value is 3.17 (strength = 2.211 and weakness is 0.715) the total value of EFAS is 2.926 (opportunity = 2.211 and threat = 0.715). The choice of strategy is in quadrant IV (growth and constructive conditions). Strategic priorities that can be taken include, increase productivity with environmentally friendly fishing gear, optimize fishing facilities and infrastructure assistance, strengthen the role of fishermenâs organizations or groups, increase human resource capacity through training and empowerment programs for fishermen and capital assistance for fishing business development.