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Moro District Seaweed Cultivation Center

Written By Kepri Online on Sunday, November 20, 2011 | 03:39

Moro District, Karimun Regency, Riau Islands province has considerable potential for the development of seaweed cultivation because the seawater is crystal clear and blue.

Seaweed Cultivation in Moro District
Department of Fisheries and Marine of Karimun Regency continues to develop seaweed farming as one of the public economic development programs in Moro District.

In Moro District there are currently approximately 1230 seaweed farmers. Broad waters of the potential for the development of seaweed commodities reached 4500 hectares, but the newly developed new farmers about 30 percent of the total area of ​​these waters.

Head of Department of Fisheries and Marine of Karimun Regency, Hazmi Yuliansyah said, the government plans to establish a seaweed processing plant. Seaweed farmers produced, according to him no longer need to be exported to overseas, but can be processed to be used as food products through the plant.

''Construction of the plant is expected to encourage the development of seaweed farming in the District of Moro, "he said.

Hazmi said, the district has prepared Details Engineering Design (DED) and the land earmarked for construction of seaweed processing factory on the island of Moro.

According to him, land availability and quality of seaweed Moro qualify establishment of seaweed processing plant.

Currently, the seaweed farmers scouted by a private company, PT Bahana Cipta Arta, as well as accommodate the harvest of seaweed farmers.

She said the company is exporting seaweed as raw material, if the mini factory is established, then the future export of seaweed can be a selling price of raw materials are higher.

''The development of seaweed culture is one implementation of the designation as an area Minapolitan Moro by the central government,'' he said.

Moro seaweed has penetrated foreign markets, such as Singapore and the Philippines because of high quality with the selling price of about Rp12.000-Rp14.000 per kilogram.


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BlogS of Hariyanto said...

nice share info about seaweed :)

./Hambali said...

yeahh nice share :D

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