Poverty alleviation under the Gana resettlement and integrated development (GRID) project / Oliverra M. Lim and Haijon Gunggut

M. Lim, Oliverra and Gunggut, Haijon (2021) Poverty alleviation under the Gana resettlement and integrated development (GRID) project / Oliverra M. Lim and Haijon Gunggut. Journal of Administrative Science, 18 (2): 17. pp. 73-89. ISSN (eISSN) : 2600-9374

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Community-based project in Lingkabau Forest Reserve (LFR), known as pioneer project: Gana Resettlement and Integrated Development (GRID) Project focuses on conservation and poverty alleviation through rural development. Sabah Forestry Department [SFD] provided various initiatives in alleviating poverty and improving the standards of living of the communities in Kg. Gana. The GRID Project is developed to improve the standard of living of households in Kg. Gana. Various programs had been introduced under GRID to alleviate poverty such as the agropolitan project and the Gana European Union-Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (EU-REDD++) project. The GRID Project consists of two phases: The first phase in 1998-2000 and the second phase in 2001-2010. The GRID Project sought to improve the living condition of households in Gana. This study examines the progress of the GRID Project in alleviating poverty in Gana. Primary data were based on observation done within the 10 areas or villages under the GRID Project and a total of 50 respondents were interviewed among the villagers in Kg. Gana. Secondary data were derived from reports: Newspaper and SFD. The GRID Project has improved the infrastructure, access to education, health services, job opportunity and services offered in Kg. Gana and has contributed to alleviating poverty in the area


Item Type: Article
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M. Lim, Oliverra
Gunggut, Haijon
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Administrative Science
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Administrative Science (JAS)
ISSN: (eISSN) : 2600-9374
Volume: 18
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 73-89
Keywords: Grid, poverty alleviation, community-based project
Date: December 2021
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/57989
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