E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Green Economic and Development|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Economic Adaptation Strategies of Coastal Communities Affected by Environmental Degradation (Study Case: Sayung Sub-district, Demak)
1 Environmental Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
2 Urban Planning, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
3 Marine Science, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
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Sayung sub-district experienced the most severe abrasion impact in some villages. Abrasion not only drowns Rejosari and Tambaksari dukuh, but also shifts the pattern of life or social culture of coastal communities who choose no longer rely on the fishery sector ponds. The research used descriptive qualitative method that is research type which use description of field condition in writing. The type of questionnaire used is a questionnaire with open-closed questions (open-closed questions). The result is that 74% of Bedono local people feel that the environmental condition has worsened since the increasing of abrasion. The income level of Bedono local people as much as 60% of its citizens experienced a decrease in income level due to abrasion. Although, with the worse conditions caused by severe abrasion that damage the environment, local people of Sayung sub-district have economic adaptation strategies to improve their financial aspect based on tourism development. On the other hand, the potential of Sayung Beach and surrounding areas to become Community Based Tourism is considered very unique.
Key words: economic adaptation strategies / community based tourism / abrasion
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