Model of Agricultural Economic Development of the Cycloops Natural Reserve in Papua, Indonesia

Risky Novan Ngutra, Eka Intan Kumala Putri, Dudung Darusman, Arya Hadi Dharmawan


The acceleration of human population growth around the Cycloops Natural Reserve (CNR) has resulted in land conversions for multiple purposes such as small-scale agriculture, minor mining operation, settlement, and infrastructure. Such conditions have deteriorated CNR and declined its quality periodically. In order to persist the sustainability of CNR function and quality, a real solution of problem-solving was needed through developed model toward regional management of which based on economic and agricultural management coupled with an environmental perspective. The main objective of this study was to develop an economic development model for the community through agricultural activities in the Cycloops Nature Reserve of Papua Island. This research was conducted in CNR using dynamic analysis schema. The result revealed that an intervention-based scenario was appropriate in addressing each agricultural activity around CNR and consider to be the best in terms of embodying the sustainable agricultural management with pertinent instructions and policies to be implemented. It was pivotal in order to link all stakeholders and provide a preferential collaboration for better management of CNR for the long-term of the sustainable way and contribute economically for the local people who live interdependently with the CNR.

Keywords: economic development, local community, nature reserve.

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