Aquaculture Development Strategy Based on the Study of UU No. 31 Tahun 2014

  • Ahmad Hasyim Asari Taufiqurrohman Universitas Pekalongan, Indonesia
  • Dwi Edi Wibowo Universitas Pekalongan, Indonesia
  • Heri Ariadi Universitas Pekalongan, Indonesia
Keywords: Aquaculture, law, empowerment, society, fish


Implementation of UU NO. 31 TAHUN 2014 is an important effort in aquaculture activities. The purpose of this research is to find out the obstacles to developing the concept of sustainable aquaculture in terms of the aspects of enforcing existing legal regulations and strategies that can be developed. The research method used is normative legal method with qualitative analysis referring to literature. The results of the study show that the main obstacles in the development of aquaculture by fish cultivators are limited resources, the impact of climate change, environmental pollution, socio-economic impacts, and a lack of understanding regarding the advantages of UU NO. 31 TAHUN 2014. In UU NO. 31 TAHUN 2014 describes several technical advantages related to the implementation of this regulation, such as options for resource management, technology application, scientific collaboration, and aquaculture technical development efforts. Therefore, several implementative strategies are needed for the development of the aquaculture sector which aim to determine the direction of developing a business and facilitate effective analysis. The conclusion from the results of this study is that there are limited resources, socio-economic factors and a lack of awareness regarding the regulations of UU NO. 31 TAHUN 2014 which affects the performance of the aquaculture sector. Therefore it is necessary to develop an implementable strategy such as providing legal education, strengthening social capacity, and developing a pattern of empowerment based on legal education.