Traditional Institutions and Economic Transformation of West Aceh Coastal Community in Indonesia: A Sustainable Energy Policy


  • Nellis Mardhiah Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Zikri Muhammad Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Jumadil Saputra Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia



Energy policy, Traditional institutions, Economic transformation, Coastal communities


This study develops energy for adapting customary institutional policies in creating food security for coastal communities. This development has not been on target under the village potential determined interactively by the government at the village level in Aceh. This study is designed using a qualitative approach and case study methods based on previous research which focuses on SDGs development achievements in improving the Keujruen Blang traditional institution as one of the traditional institutions that function as rice paddy management which can create food security for farming communities in the coastal region of Aceh. West Secondary and primary data collection techniques and in-depth interviews follow the objectives set. The results of the research show that the energy of SDGs development policies is based on traditional institutions and can be carried out through a model approach to implementing public policy with a bottom-up method that must be carried out by the village government and traditional institutions of Keujreun Blang in the West Aceh region with a model management system scheme, organizational development and bureaucratic processes directed, and must form methods of controlling conflict and analyzing the success and failure factors of the community in creating transformative development of the Keujreun Blang traditional institutional organization as a reference for the economic welfare of the farming community.


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Mardhiah, N., Muhammad, Z., & Saputra, J. (2023). Traditional Institutions and Economic Transformation of West Aceh Coastal Community in Indonesia: A Sustainable Energy Policy. International Journal of Advances in Social Sciences and Humanities, 2(4), 276–291.
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