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Development of Lawi-lawi aquaculture (Caulerpa sp.) in Laikang Bay, Takalar District, South Sulawesi as Sustainable Aquaculture to Encourage National Food Security

Sugeng Raharjo 1), Dasep Hasbullah1) , Jumriadi 1), Harnita Agusanty 1),
Imran Lapong 2) and Mike Rimmer 2)
 
 
Email :bbaptakalar@yahoo.com
 

Lawi-lawi (Caulerpa sp.) farming in a fish pond that developed by Balai Perikanan Budidaya Air PayauTakalar (BPBAPT) collaboration with Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR) has proved that giving significant contribution for improvement of fish pond productivity as well as to increase the income smallholder coastal aquaculture. Laikang village, Takalar District, South Sulawesi is one of demo farm areas for aquaculture diversification program for smallholder that was developing since 2011. This program was giving a high motivation for smallholder's aquaculture. Therefore, the development of this activity is expanding continuously.Besides the interest of smallholder aquaculture was increasing with a measured progress of fish pond productivity, the lawi-lawi development also reveals the innovations in research engineering activities at Development centre and several Universities. Moreover, several multi-stakeholder are interested such as National and local government and also private sectors in establishing Laikang village as "Lawi-lawi village". This condition is one of the proves that lawi-lawi aquaculture consistently has its attraction in various aspects especially for business and economically profit as a commodity that able to support National food security program.   

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