The Empowerment Strategy Of Fishermen Household Women: Study At Bengkulu City

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Agoes Thony AK , M Mustopa Romdhon , Ketut Sukiyono , Trisniarty Adjeng Moelyatie


The productive economic activities are ones of ultra-activities women household of fishermen in Bengkulu City. The financial activities aim to support daily household needs, but the decision-making process on a specific economic productive decision such as investment is not taken by herself. This study aims to analysis the internal and external factors faced by women household and their empowerment strategy. SWOT and QSPM methods were used to determine a priority empowerment strategy to design household women of fishermen at Bengkulu City. The results reveal eight alternative approaches to empower women from fishermen households in Bengkulu City. The best strategies were determined based on the values of Attractive Scores (AS) and Total Attractive Scores (TAS). The best women empowerment strategy suggestion: 1) Improving the modern skills and work capability, 2) Improving insight and knowledge and 3) Maintaining a good relationship in the work environment.

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