SUSTAINABLE COASTAL NATURAL RESOURCES UTILIZATION MODEL (CASE STUDY OF SEI NAGALAWAN VILLAGE, PERBAUNGAN DISTRICT, SERDANG BEDAGAI REGENCY, NORTH SUMATRA PROVINCE)
This paper aims to analyze how the fisher community in Nagalawan Village, Perbaungan District, Serdang Bedagai Regency utilizes coastal and marine natural resources, which is reviewed in terms of social, economic, cultural institutions. This research used qualitative approach, conducted in Sei Nagalawan Village, Perbaungan District, Serdang Bedagai Regency. Data collection techniques used in - depth interviews and FGD. Data analysis used descriptive and qualitative techniques. The results showed that the fisher community of Sei Nagalawan Village actively utilizes coastal natural resources to increase income by forming institutional fishing groups. The model of utilization of natural resources by fisher communities is divided into three, namely the utilization of coastal resources by capturing marine biota by diversifying fishing equipment, utilization of coastal areas into tourist attractions, and utilization of mangroves planted in coastal areas to be used as food and beverages. Ecologically, economically and socially, the utilization of coastal and marine natural resources by Sei Nagalawan fishers is carried out sustainably.