Making a Living from the Sea: Fishery Activities Development and Local Perspective on Sustainability in Bahari Village (Buton island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia)
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This paper provides a holistic and diachronic perspective on fishery development within an Indonesian village community. I present the process of fishery development locally, the regulations relative to different activities as well as the local cultural framework about the marine environment. Based on these elements, I analyse the local perspective on sustainability and identify the ingredients for stimulating the development of alternative fishery activities.
Key wordsFishery Sustainability Indonesia Anthropology
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Research in Buton was financed by several grants from different institutions: grant “de Meurs-François from Free University of Brussels (2002), grants from Fondation van Buuren (2004) and Fondation Belge de la Vocation (2000) as well as grants for the Government of the French Community of Belgium (1999 and 2000). I would also like to thank the two anonymous reviewers and the editor for useful comments on previous drafts.
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