Phenomenon of Swamp Buffalo: Harmonizing Infrastructure Development for Tourism and Daily Livelihood in Panggang Lake Area, South Borneo Province, Indonesia

*Clarrio Dimassetya Jaya  -  Sentratecs Engineering Consultant Banjar Baru City, Indonesia
Received: 9 Oct 2019; Published: 29 Feb 2020.
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Section: The 4th International Conference on Regional Development 2019
Language: EN
Statistics: 73
Tourism has escalated the economic growth in many undeveloped region, even more effective than others. The industry creates broad multiplier effects which stimulate the local economy to provide many new sources of income for local people. Growth of tourism is generated by global trend which, nowadays, is prefers to high value production of unique commodities than massive tourism product. In Panggang Lake Area, swamp buffalo become a phenomenon, in addition to attract tourism there. The buffalos are naturally adapted to live in wetly swamp. They were becoming a good swimmer. By story of Banjar, swamp buffalo is farmed in Panggang Lake Area since Banjar Sultanate reigns, around the 18th century. Considering the potency of swamp buffalo as tourism attraction, The North Upstream Regency has planned to develop Panggang Lake Area as a tourist destination. They would get a dilemma, unless they consider sustainability of Panggang Lake Area community’s daily livelihood that is hung by farm. This study aims to give concept of infrastructure development, so that tourism and daily livelihood in Panggang Lake Area could continuously operate. Development of tourism infrastructure in Panggang Lake area is more appropriate when is developed as swamp buffalo watching tourism.
Keywords: development; livelihood; infrastructure; tourism

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