Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019
Analysis of the Activities of Mangrove Preservation in Bahowo Environment, Bunaken, Manado, North Sulawesi Province
Abstract: The city of Manado, North Sulawesi Province, especially in the Bahowo Neighborhood, Tongkaina Sub-District, Bunaken Sub-District, resides in coastal communities which predominantly work as small or traditional fishermen and are categorized into poor communities, but coastal areas in the Bahowo Environment are well maintained, especially mangrove forests. This is inseparable from the role of women living in the neighborhood. Therefore gender issues are important in developing efforts that support equality between men and women. Women's participation is not only demanding equality but also expressing its role in development. The purpose of this study was to analyze women's activities in mangrove conservation in the Bahowo neighborhood. This study used qualitative research methods. The study was conducted in the Bahowo neighborhood of Tongkaina Sub-District, Bunaken District, Manado City. Respondents were determined using a key person, because the researcher wanted to obtain initial information about the respondent and then use the snowball sampling, so that eventually the researcher could conduct observations and interviews with the research subjects (coastal women). Data collection techniques were carried out by in-depth interviews, observations, FGD and life histoty methods and documentation. This research concludes as follows: 1) Reproductive aspects carried out by coastal women, involving activities in the household, namely: caring for children, washing clothes, washing dishes, cooking, preparing food for the family, cleaning the house and yard. The socio-cultural / social aspects carried out by coastal women are fishing (manengkel), members of the mangrove conservation group, arisan / PKK, community service, religion, posyandu, death and marriage.2) The socio-cultural / social aspects carried out by coastal women are fishing (manengkel), members of the mangrove conservation group, arisan / PKK, community service, religion, posyandu, death and marriage. Village meetings are also conducted, but are only limited to women who have involvement in community organizations, such as PKK administrators and farmer group administrators.
Keywords: Mangrove preservation, reproductive aspect, socio-cultural
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,
Pages: 646 - 652
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