International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 8, Issue 11 (2021)

Economic value of mangrove forest on untung Jawa Island; Other outputs of the gnrm program in strengthening lecturers and students awareness to the Jakarta coastal sustainability


Raihan, Mulki Siregar, Achmad Sutrisna, Aryo Sahid Sujiwo, Untung Setiyo Purwanto

Mangrove forest is widely cited as an ecosystem with a high economic value, implying that mangrove forest preservation should be maintained. However, mangrove forests the management faces various complex problems. While mangrove forest provide various types of life support products, this ecosystems is under constant pressure due to natural factors and human activities. This study aims to evaluate the economic values of mangrove forests in Untung Jawa Island, Jakarta Province by comparing these values with values prevailing in other regions in Indonesia. The results indicate that the economic values ​​of mangrove forests in Untung Jawa Island are different from the values ​​prevailing in other regions. This finding supports the notion that the mangroves characteristics in a certain area actually have different from the mangroves characteristics in other areas. These differences in the characteristics, and of course the preferences differences of the people around mangrove forests, have implications for the emergence of differences in the economic values of the mangrove forests in Untung Jawa Island. The findings imply that mangrove management requires an approach that can balance the interests of environmental sustainability and benefits for human welfare. One approach could be taken is conducting a comprehensive study of several aspects including ecological, social, economic, institutional, and regulatory and legal aspects.
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Raihan, Mulki Siregar, Achmad Sutrisna, Aryo Sahid Sujiwo, Untung Setiyo Purwanto. Economic value of mangrove forest on untung Jawa Island; Other outputs of the gnrm program in strengthening lecturers and students awareness to the Jakarta coastal sustainability. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 8, Issue 11, 2021, Pages 20-25
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