Impact of Dairy Cow Agroeduourism Development on Socio-Economic and Community Empowerment of the Agropuro Krucil Region in Probolinggo Regency Rizal1), Tanti Kustiari2),
Politeknik Negeri Jember
The objectives of this study are: 1) To analyze the level of community empowerment of dairy cattle agro-tourism in Krucil District, Probolinggo Regency; 2) Analyzing the impact of the development of dairy cattle agro-tourism on community and economic empowerment of communities in the agroeduwisata area of Krucil District, Probolinggo Regency; and 3) Develop strategies or priority programs for developing dairy cow agro-tourism that can enhance the benefits and contribution of positive changes to the community of the agroeduwisata area in Krucil District, Probolinggo Regency. This study uses an Ex post facto design whose data collection lasts for two months starting in June to July 2019. The research location is in the KUD Argopuro Village, Krucil Village, Krucil District, Probolinggo as a tourist destination for dairy cows. The study population was people living in the KUD Agropuro area. The sample is determined by unproportional sampling, which is a sample of 30 local people and 30 farmers. spread in the villages of the Toll Collection (TPS). There are 8 villages that each village has 1 TPS supplier of raw material for Argopuro KUD milk. The 8 villages are spread in Krucil District, Probolinggo Regency, Central Java. Data was collected by questionnaires, documentation and semi-structured interviews after previously tested the validity and reliability of the instrument. Data is collected using; questionnaire, observation and deepening by conducting semi-structured interviews, as well as interviews with experts who have research information. Observations are made to observe and obtain information that is useful for obtaining accurate and accurate information and data. In addition, Expert choice is used by tourism agro-stakeholders who have research information to obtain data and information on the formulation of strategies to increase socio-economic impacts and human resources using the ISM (Interpretative Structural Modeling) method. The results of the study show that the development of agro-tourism areas has a positive and significant impact on community empowerment, social conditions, and economic conditions of the community. Factors that play a key role in community empowerment from ISM results are interpersonal skills and decision-making capacity. While the factors that play a key role in social factors from the ISM results are aspects of participation and public perception, and factors that play a key role in the economic conditions of the agro-tourism region based on the results of ISM analysis are aspects of income and employment.
Keywords: Agro-tourism, community empowerment, community empowerment, community economy.