Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Rural Socio-Economic Transformation, RUSET 2023, 1 November 2023, Bogor, Indonesia

Research Article

The Impact of Ecotourism Development: Livelihood Structure as well as Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change in the Rural Household

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-11-2023.2344345,
        author={Muhamad Lutfi Imanuloh and Ekawati Sri Wahyuni},
        title={The Impact of Ecotourism Development: Livelihood Structure as well as Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change in the Rural Household},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Rural Socio-Economic Transformation, RUSET 2023, 1 November 2023, Bogor, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={RUSET},
        year={2024},
        month={5},
        keywords={adaptation climate change ecotourism mitigation livelihood structure},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-11-2023.2344345}
    }
    
  • Muhamad Lutfi Imanuloh
    Ekawati Sri Wahyuni
    Year: 2024
    The Impact of Ecotourism Development: Livelihood Structure as well as Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change in the Rural Household
    RUSET
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-11-2023.2344345
Muhamad Lutfi Imanuloh1,*, Ekawati Sri Wahyuni1
  • 1: Communication and community development program, Faculty of Human Ecology, IPB University, Dramaga Bogor 16680, Indonesia
*Contact email: lutfiimanuloh14@gmail.com

Abstract

Ecotourism is a tourism activity that relies on natural and environmental conditions as a tourist destination. The presence of ecotourism can affect the livelihood conditions of rural households around the tourism area. In addition, ecotourism can also be an activity for climate change adaptation and mitigation. and mitigation of climate change. The purpose of this research is to analyze the change in the livelihood structure of rural households due to the presence of ecotourism and how climate change adaptation and mitigation activities are carried out by households in ecotourism areas. This research uses mixed methods. The results showed that the development of ecotourism development causes changes in social, human, physical, and financial livelihood capital. This research also found a new livelihood structure on the non-farm, namely tourism. Ecotourism activities can also be an adaptation and mitigation of climate change which can also be an activity to preserve ecotourism areas so that they are more sustainable ecotourism areas to make them more sustainable.