ECONOMIC VALUATION OF MANGROVE RESOURCE IN BAROS COAST TIRTOHARGO VILLAGE SUB-DISTRICT OF KRETEK

https://doi.org/10.22146/kawistara.5668

Tyas Ismi Tria lfhianty Suadi Djumanto(1*)

(1) Fisheries Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


The community project to plan mangrove in downstream of Opak-OyaRiver has attracted the growing
of various socio-economic activities. The objective of the research is to calculate the total economic
values of mangrove ecosystem. The study was conducted in BarosBantul Regency on September to
October 2013. The numbers of 41 farmers, 10 fishers, 9 cattlemans and 34 tourists were interviewed to
find out the economic values of mangrove ecosystem. The study indicated the total economic benefits of
mangrove area was IDR168.744.141,67/ha/year, which consist of IDR19.756.491,67/ha/year for direct
benefits, IDR132.017.160,00/ha/year for indirect benefits, IDR170.490,00/ha/year for optional benefits
and IDR16.800.000,00/ha/year for existence benefits. The indirect economic benefit of mangrove area
was higher. It shows that ecological functions of mangrove played a greater benefits and the action to
conserve and expand the mangrove area are extremely needed. The sustainability of the mangrove and
management based on ecology might remain as appropriate way to do in the futur

Keywords


Bantul, Baros, economic benefits, Mangrove area

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/kawistara.5668

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