Urban Farming Aquaculture as an Alternative Business for Food and Economic Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Case Study in the Sub-Urban Area of Jakarta, Indonesia
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Doctoral Program in Agricultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Padjadjaran (Indonesia)
Research Center for Environmental and Clean Technology, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN)
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Universitas Padjadjaran (Indonesia), Hegarmanah, Kec. Jatinangor, Kabupaten Sumedang, Jawa Barat 45363, Indonesia
Research Center for Fishery, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) (Indonesia) Kawasan Puspiptek Gd.614. Serpong 15314. Tangerang Selatan. Indonesia
Department of Agro-Industrial Technology, Institut Teknologi Indonesia (ITI) (Indonesia) Jl. Puspitek, Setu, Kec. Serpong, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15314, Indonesia
Submission date: 2023-02-01
Final revision date: 2023-04-27
Acceptance date: 2023-05-20
Online publication date: 2023-07-24
Publication date: 2023-08-11
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Haryanti Haryanti   

Department of Agricultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Padjadjaran, Hegarmanah, Kec. Jatinangor, Kabupaten Sumedang, J, 45363, Sumedang, Indonesia
Pol. J. Environ. Stud. 2023;32(5):4023-4036
The study of urban farming aquaculture, which was conducted in the sub-urban area of Jakarta (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi) during 6 months from July to December 2022, is to find out the most prospective urban farming aquaculture business model for food and the economy security during the Covid 19 pandemic. The data was collected through direct survey from the field and the result from interviews with 200 respondents of fish farming groups of consumption and ornamental fish, as well as using the result from filling out the questionnaire on the Google form and secondary data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), The primary data was then analyze using quantitative descriptive methods and ANOVA, and the secondary data using graphs. Urban farming aquaculture can be developed to strengthen food and economic security during and after the Covid 19 pandemic. The result shows that to improve food security, Tilapia and Catfish business model of CF-3 and CF-2 of consumption fish and to improve the economy security, Manfish, Goldfish, Guppy and Siamese fighting fish Business Model of OF-1, OF-2, OF-4 and OF-5 of ornamental fish, can be applied to achieve the target. Urban farming aquaculture business in the sub-urban area of Jakarta are mainly carried out by the community with education ranging from elementary school to college. To solve the socio-economic problems of urban communities in sub-urban Jakarta, urban farming aquaculture, based on the observations result, has good prospects as an alternative business to improve food security and the economy.
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