Center of Strategic Studies, the National Board of Zakat (Puskas BAZNAS) conducts Zakat Village Index (IDZ) implementation to the mapping of village potential in various regions of Indonesia. The index aims to assess the feasibility places that will be used as zakat community empowerment programs.

On Thursday (08/18) Puskas represented by Muhammad Hasbi Zaenal held the IDZ assessment in Dadap village, sub-district Jepara, Indramayu, West Java. The one of coastal area in Indramayu, located in along Java coast which its people 97% work as a fisherman.

Some findings are: (1) The majority people have permanent buildings, partially non-permanent; Dadap Village has fishery potential especially marine fish products including salted fish; (2) Based on interviews, this village has a good development category, but because of the weakness of product quality,  the packaging as well in market access, so that many of the commodities not be able to be maximized.