Tnyafar: Women, Livelihoods Strategy in Selaru Island, West Southeast Maluku District

Junianita Fridianova Sopamena • August Ernst Pattiselanno
Journal article International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology • September 2018 Indonesia

Abstract

Tnyafar as local wisdom is closely related to women as a regulator of family income strategy. Through tnyafar women express alternatives to meet the needs of families in a variety of conditions, both social, economic, and physical environment. One of the strategies undertaken in tnyafar concept is to do farming activities with a variety of food crops, plantation crops, even developed a special food crops currently facing food emergencies also utilization of coastal areas for seaweed commodities. Thus, women have demonstrated the role of implementing farming activities had even surpassed conception of agroforestry is known so far. Therefore, at this time the role of women not only dominant in the domestic area, but be extended to cover public areas.

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