Influence of Tourism Development and Community Participation Factors on Opportunity of Gashaka Gumti National Park

Madaki, Kanati and Tonga, Noweg and Alexender Kiew, Sayok and Wong, Swee Kiong and Umaru, Isaac John (2020) Influence of Tourism Development and Community Participation Factors on Opportunity of Gashaka Gumti National Park. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 5 (7). pp. 718-732. ISSN 2456-2165

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Abstract

National parks are storehouse for wildlife and habitat and endowed with potentials. Although local community participation and tourism development can enhance the potentials of national park, identifying the significant factors influencing outcomes of maximizing opportunity of the Gashaka Gumti National Parks is important. Based on the backwards selection method of community support for tourism development, help to local community, tourism development bring job opportunity and community conservation initiative significantly contributes to the likelihood of maximizing opportunity of Gashaka Gumti National in conserving biodiversity. Thus it can be concluded that local community involvement and tourism development are more likely to impact biodiversity conservation in Gashaka Gumti national Parks than strict conservation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biodiversity, tourism, Gashaka Gumti, National Park. Local community, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2020 03:44
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2021 06:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30884

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