The Form and Intensity of Community Participation in Conservation Management Program at Papua Barat Province

  •  Yacob Fonataba    
  •  Marlon I. Aipassa    
  •  Sumaryono .    
  •  Simarangkir B.D.A.S    
  •  Anton S. Sinery    


This research aimed to determine the degree of participation of local communities in the management program of Gunung Meja natural recreation park and to provide alternative recomendations for the management based on community participation. Community participation in the management of the park was found to be the highest in the family group (46.15%), and the lowest in the leader group (5.13%). The same case was also found in the intensity of community participation. The participation of community includes leaders, interested groups, household heads, housewives and youth which was categorised as very inactive. This inactive result was influenced by community participation function which was in general only participating in activity implemention,information sharing and consultation. The management efforts were permit of natural tourism utilization and natural resources tourism infrastructure utilization, which can be used as the basis of the management program.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-0569
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-0577
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: semiannual

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