Economic Growth and Deforestation: a Study of Changes in Land Coverage in West Nusa Tenggara Province

Sinurat, James and Arifien, Yunus (2021) Economic Growth and Deforestation: a Study of Changes in Land Coverage in West Nusa Tenggara Province. In: BIS-HSS 2020, 18 November 2020, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Abstract

In every region that is transitioning from agrarian economic activity to industrial economic activity, it is always faced with deforestation or changes in forest cover, including in West Nusa Tenggara. This study aims to determine the effect of economic growth and population on land cover change and deforestation in West Nusa Tenggara Province. The research was conducted in March - August 2020, which consisted of activities to determine land cover changes through processing satellite image data, which was matched with data from BPS. Data on economic growth and population are obtained from BPS. Modeling with multiple linear regression. The results of regression modeling show that economic growth and population growth significantly increase land for building and reduce forest land cover.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: economic growth deforestation poverty land cover
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2022 09:10
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 09:10
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/10687

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