System Identification for Small Scale Fisheries Development in Riau Province Waters

T. Ersti Yulika Sari

Faculty of Marine and Fisheries, Riau University, Pekanbaru, Indonesia. Email: nonnysaleh2010@hotmail.com

Abstract

System identification for small scale fisheries development was designed using System Methodology. This system identification consisted of construction related Causal Loop Diagram and Input-Output Diagram. It was found that system approach was an effective tool in identifying an complicated system. It could provide a set of holistic information necessary for solving such intricate problem systematically. The study conclude that beside favorable incentives created by the Government, accurate information along with a synergetic network among the actors involved were the key elements to develop small scale fisheries. Accurate information were needed on business for small scale fisheries and industrial capacity on the effectiveness of suitable fisheries and also for the processing technology, on the quality and quantity of accessible raw materials could be on the proper product prices and finally on the appropriateness of labor wages. The system development should also explore a control subsystem to repress trade monopoly practices, diminution in product quality, excessive payment transaction and damage of the environment.

Keyword: system identification, small scale fisheries, accurate information

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