PEMBERDAYAAN MASYARAKAT BERBASIS BUDIDAYA DALAM MENGEMBANGKAN KAMPUNG LELE DI DESA TEGALREJO KECAMATAN SAWIT KABUPATEN BOYOLALI

Published: 1 Apr 2020.
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Abstract

Poverty in Indonesia is one of the complex problems which seems to be the cause of
other problems. One way to tackle poverty is through community empowerment. Community
empowerment is a development process where the community takes the initiative to start the
process of social activities to improve the situation and condition of oneself. The problem
raised in this study is Cultivation Based Community Empowerment in Developing Catfish
Village in Tegalrejo Village, Sawit District, Boyolali Regency.
The purpose of this research is to find out how the process of empowering the
community based on cultivation in developing the Catfish Village in Tegalrejo Village, Sawit
District, Boyolali Regency. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative method
by conducting data collection techniques such as interviews, observation and documentation.
The informants in the study were the chairperson of the Karya Mina Utama group, the chair of
the Karmina group, business actors, the Community Empowerment Office and the Boyolali
District Village.
The results of this study indicate that community empowerment that takes place is
based on three empowerment approaches, namely participatory approach which is carried out
by increasing competence through training and outreach related to the fish cultivation process,
sustainability approach which is carried out through institutional development empowerment
activities with the formation of Karya Mina Utama cultivators and sub-groups Karmina
processing group, as well as environmental development activities through management of
pond control as a medium for fish cultivation, welfare approach carried out through business
development empowerment activities where through this activity the community has additional
income from the fisheries sector.

Lele Village as a cultivation-based community empowerment media is expected to be
managed by Village-Owned Enterprises (BUMDES), so that the presence of BUMDES owned
by Lele Village can increase the existence and local potential that they have. The Department
of Animal Husbandry and Fisheries is expected to be able to provide solutions to problems
faced by catfish farmers, namely the limited local catfish seeds originating from Boyolali
Regency.

Keywords : Empowerment, Cultivation, Village Catfish

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