Improving purchasing power through farming-based tourist village in Indonesia

Ida Rosnidah, Adi Setiawan, Dedi Muhammad Siddiq

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The paper aims to assess the potentials of Kuningan Regency West Java Indonesia in improving people's income from farming based tourism. This is importance as Kuningan faces low level of people's purchasing power contributing to low level of Human Development Index (HDI) compared to other regions in West Java and low participation of young people in farming sectors. This research is an empirical study using secondary data from various related sources. The result of this study finds that based on the resource assessment an integrated farming and tourism program is a feasible solution for increasing income and advancing farming in Kuningan. The operationalized short term strategy is thorough establishing and developing the farming-based tourist villages.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1575-1583
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Human Development Index
  • Purchasing power
  • Tourist village


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