Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)

Society Empowerment Through Ecotourism

Authors
Siti Hafsah Budi Argiati, Henny Welsa, Ari Astuti, Nonik Kusuma Ningrum
Corresponding Author
Siti Hafsah Budi Argiati
Available Online October 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.306How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Ecotourism, mangrove forest, costal area
Abstract

This research is aimed to explore tourism potential of mangrove forest in Indonesia costal area and expected to be the foundation of national strategic policy, specifically in strenghtening costal area national economics. The object of this research is the society around mangrove forest in costal area. Purposive sampling is used as sampling technique. Sample size of this research is 100 samples. PLS is utilized as data analitical tool. This research is focus on poverty alleviation through ecotourism that has not been developed. Economic strenghtening in costal area is important because Indonesia is a maritim country, which means that most of Indonesia society make living depending on the sea. Therefore, digging the potential of ecotourim to increase society income has became national strategic issue which has multiplier effects. Policy proposal on mangrove forest costal area economics strenghtening especially in Dumai Riau Indoensia is expected to be the outcome of this research. Successful implementation of this policy is expected to be the source of reference for other Indonesia costal areas because Dumai has the most complete species in compare with other area. As conclusion, the output of this research is expected to contribute to the improvement of Indonesia national economics.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-588-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.306How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, 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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