Ipteks bagi Masyarakat (IbM) Kelompok Nelayan Purse Seine Di Desa Siddo Kecamatan Soppengriaja Kabupaten Barru


The partner's problem is the high cost of fuel If the fishing area around Siddo usually spends 50 – 100 liters per trip (Rp250.000 – Rp 500.000). If the fishing area is very far away, then the number of operating days is usually 3 to 4 days later it takes 300 - 400 liters per trip (Rp1,500,000 - Rp2,000,000). The catching area was unclear, and the catch in 2009 has decreased, one of the problems is allegedly caused by fishermen not using the latest fishing technology, including the use of fishing aids (global position system, fish finder). How to get potential fishing locations and at the same time read fishing maps, resulted in the search for an extensive fishing area and certainly needed a lot of fuel. The purpose of this activity is to 1). Increase catches and reduces operational costs 2). Improve the ability of purse seine fishersto use fishing aids and able to independently read fishing maps. The benefits of this activity are expected to increase fishermen's income. The method used is Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) And implementation methods namely counseling, training and demonstration and evaluation. Apply fishing aids according to maps of fishing grounds issued by the Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. The results of this activity are very satisfying. Fisherman's mindset to use training on how to calculate ice usage has added the ability to calculate ice usage according to the number of fish to be preserved Mentoring fishers in the practice of using fishing aids and developing business partners as well as how to read a fishing map excellent response. Finally able to use and interested in buying a similar tool. The conclusion of the activity is 1) Fishing aids have affected the catch and reduced operational costs, 2) Fishermen have been able to read fishing maps then input into GPS independently