Improvement of Community Economy through Community Empowerment in the Cultivation of Competitive Ornamental Fish in Bogor Regency

  • Rosmery Elsye


The purpose of this study was to determine and analyze the economic conditions of the community of competitive ornamental fish cultivation business actors, find out what factors they did in empowering the community in the field of ornamental fish cultivation, and find out the efforts made by the local government in overcoming the obstacles that were found when conducting socialization related to community empowerment in the cultivation of competitive ornamental fish in Bogor Regency. The research method uses qualitative descriptive methods with an inductive approach; the data collection tools used are semi-structured interviews, documentation, and observation. The results of the study, with the existence of fisheries cultivation business actors in Bogor Regency, the people of Bogor Regency, currently the economic condition is quite good, this explanation is supported by the data of Bogor Regency's gross regional domestic product in 2011-2015 and 2014-2018, both the gross regional domestic product Prices Applicable from several indicators of business activity, as well as gross regional domestic product Constant Prices and gross regional domestic product Economic Growth Rates from the period 2011-2015 and 2014-2018, where the economic growth rate in 2018 is predicted to be around 6.21%, this prediction exceeds the prediction of national economic growth which is only 5.5%. The increase in income per capita, with shown in the ratio from 0.30 to 0.35 in 2017.