Community Adaptive Readiness for Ecological Changes from Agriculture to Mining in Bombana RegencyJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2018-10-05
Authors : Syafruddin; Sumardjo; Prabowo Tjitropranoto; Anna Fatchiya;
Page : 945-950
Keywords : Ecological adaptation; community readiness;
Ecological changes from agriculture to mining have not been followed by the readiness (adaptive competency) of the people in Bombana Regency to deal with them. Community adaptive readiness is indispensablesince mining is a new thing for the people who have been farmers and fishermen. This study aimed to (1) analyze the level of adaptive competency of the communities around the mining areas in Bombana Regency, and (2) analyze the factors that influenced the level of adaptive competency of the communities around the mining areas in Bombana Regency. The research method used was survey method and the data analysis was carried out descriptively and inferentially. Inferential statistical tests useda multiple linear regression. The results of the study showed that the level of adaptive competency of the communities around mining areas in Bombana Regency was in the reactive category, including technical capability (reactive), professional transfer ability (pro-active), and the ability to take advantage of available opportunities (pro-active). Internal factors that influenced the level of community adaptive competencywere the levels of education, motivation, perception of empowerment by the company, participation, and community perception of mining ecology. External factors that influenced the community adaptive competencywere counseling support, social environment support, institutional support and communication support. Social conflicts hada significant effect on the community adaptive competency, namely the process of natural resource occupation and the handling of negative impacts.
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