THE ROLE OF INTER-ACTOR MANAGEMENT OF TUNA RESOURCES IN EAST JAVA AS A BASIS FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE CAPTURE FISHERIES
Tuna fish contributes significantly to capture fisheries production in East Java Province. An increase in market demand for tuna will trigger an increase in exploitation. Referring to the phenomenon mentioned above, it is necessary to make efforts to manage tuna resources better. The purpose of this study is to analyze policies by aligning objectives and actors regarding the use and management of sustainable tuna resources in East Java. The time for conducting the research is May – November 2022. The data collection method is carried out through questionnaires and focus group discussions (FGD). Data analysis method with factor and actor (stakeholder) approach using MACTOR analysis. The results of the study show that tuna fishermen and women's groups are actors with a high level of influence and actors who have a high dependency are tuna traders. Local organizations and local communities have a high convergence relationship with Tuna fishermen. Meanwhile, the fish processing industry and fishing port also show a strong connection with tuna fishermen, meaning that these actors are still able to work well together. The results of this study are expected to help the government.
Analysis of Actors and Factors, Mactor's Method, Policy Synergy.