BANDUNG-The empowerment of fishermen program which will be followed up with the establishment of the fishing protection legislation, already reached of the fishermen community.
"On the Regulation No. 10 of 2010 on the KUMKM empowerment, which will be subjected to the fishermen’s empowerment.
It thus disclosed by Head of Department of KUMKM West Java province, Dudi Sudrajat Abdurahim in a statement to jabarprov.go.id, Wednesday (20/1).
According to Dudi, with the issuance of new legislation on fishermen protection, the Department of KUKM provided some inputs. That inputs including the fishermen can move in groups, if it possible fishermen could join in cooperative and also opportunity to join in the village community business agency (BUMDes).
Dudi said in the distribution of cooperatives, there are fishermen who joined the Puskud Mina Laksana Mukti which scattered in several Regency/City (Cirebon, Indramayu, Ciamis District, Subang, Karawang, Tasikmalaya and Garut).
The number of cooperative in Puskud Mina Laksana Mukti was 41 units with the number of members as many as 27,277 people and the total number of fishermen 254,939 people.
The cooperative already have complete boards and continuous performance institution.
While the performance of the 41 units, covering business volume amounted to Rp 463,351,307,047,- and total assets of Rp 48,642,200,140,- and also the SHU amount of Rp 2,078,261,001,-.
On the other side, the fishermen who are members of the Puskud Mina Laksana Mukti also has business facilities, such as boat as many as 13,553 units.