Proceedings of the International Conference on Trade 2019 (ICOT 2019)

Household Characteristics of Eco-tourism and Impact on Poverty Alleviation (study in Lubuk Beringin Village, Bungo District)

Authors
Aminah, Khusnul Ashar, Susilo, Putu Mahardika Adi Saputra
Corresponding Author
Aminah
Available Online September 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icot-19.2019.13How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Eco-tourism, household characteristic, poverty alleviation
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of household characteristics on ecotourism and its impact on poverty alleviation in Lubuk Beringin Village. Ecotourism development is one of the keys to economic improvement towards poverty alleviation. The methodology used in this study is descriptive quantitative with a survey method approach. The characteristics of households have a large impact on the development of ecotourism and poverty alleviation. Gender of the head of the household is an important aspect of the development of ecotourism and poverty alleviation. The average of the asset, health, and education of household members become the assets for the ecotourism development, however, the household size, dependency ratio, and employer also provides an important influence on the development. Research results show: 1. Household characteristics directly have a positive and significant effect on ecotourism; 2. Household characteristics directly have a positive and significant effect on poverty alleviation; 3. Household characteristics directly have a positive and significant effect on poverty alleviation through ecotourism. The implications of this study can be used as a basic consideration for local government or private sector for the ecotourism development as one of the programs on poverty alleviation in Lubuk Beringin Village.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Trade 2019 (ICOT 2019)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
September 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-798-0
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icot-19.2019.13How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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