Economic Impact to Quality of Life of Agropolitan Participants in Malaysia

  • Yusof Ahmad Built Environment Faculty, Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310 , Johor Bahru, Malaysia,
  • Hamid Saad Built Environment Faculty, Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310 , Johor Bahru, Malaysia,
  • Eusoff @Yendo Afgani Built Environment Faculty, Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310 , Johor Bahru, Malaysia,
  • Naeemah Yusof Kolej Komuniti Jempol, Bahau, 72100, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Abstract


Quality of Life (QOL) issues have increasingly been the area of attention in cities of newly developing countries including Malaysia. To improve QOL for people of absolute poverty in Malaysia, the Malaysian government have carried out a program known as Agropolitan in the East Coast Economic Region. The three Agropolitan project locations selected for this study are Batu 8 Lepar and Runchang in Pekan, Pahang and Gua Musang in Kelantan. This study carried out a field survey on 254 samples to investigate their experiences throughout the project. This study found that Agropolitan project had remarkably improved the QOL of participants


Keywords: quality of life; agropolitan; absolute poverty; government program


 https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i8.278

Published
2018-05-24
How to Cite
AHMAD, Yusof et al. Economic Impact to Quality of Life of Agropolitan Participants in Malaysia. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 8, p. 57-69, may 2018. ISSN 2514-7528. Available at: <https://jabs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/jABs/article/view/278>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i8.278.
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