The Study of Social and Cultures' Society at Koto Panjang Reservoir Catchment Area in the Lima Puluh Kota and Kampar District

1Khairani and Indang Dewata

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Abstract:

The construction in at Koto Panjang reservoir catchment area Lima puluh Kota and Kampar district caused by the land use change that continues to occur due to changes in the social and cultural conditions of the community not only as a supplier of electricity in Sumatra's interconnection but also causing floods. Therefore, the aim of the research to studying about social condition and culture after the construction at Koto Panjang reservoir catchment area in Lima puluh Kota and Kampar district. The type of this research is a qualitative research, with data collection techniques using questionnaires, observation, interviews, and documentation. Furthermore, the data obtained were analyzed descriptively by using percentages to describe the social and cultural conditions of communities in the study area. The results showed that the forests exist around the Koto Panjang reservoir catchment area is customary lands society, where the participation of traditional leaders in the management of forest areas is still low, as seen from the absence of the customary rules (values/norms) which restrict the activities of people in the forest, so that people can perform economic activities through the farming and agricultural freely. Agriculture and farming activities to improve the local economic effect on floods and landslides.

Keywords:

Culture, Economic, Social, Catchment Area.

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 2
Pages1711-1715