As many as 40 fishermen living in Panggang Island Urban Village, North Thousand Islands participated in the seaweed cultivation education from the urban village, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the Seaweed Processing Community in the Karang Taruna office hall, Panggang Island Urban Village, on Thursday (11/7).
" They also received seed aid and assistance in the cultivation"
Those fishermen are from Panggang and Pramuka islands who have never studied seaweed cultivation before.
"They also received seed aid and assistance in the cultivation," expressed Panggang Island Urban Village Head, Pepen Kuswandi.
By so, they are expected to get the right education, mentoring and cultivation techniques for maximum results. For example, cropping patterns, the right waters, types of plants, problems to solutions.
"It is concentrated in the waters of Semak Daun Island, as there are already many who do cultivation around Panggang Island," he stated.