Abidin, Zainal and Efendi, Irwan and Gultom, Dame Trully (2023) Assessing Willingness to Pay for Improved Water Services from Forest Area in Bayas Jaya Village, Lampung Province. 4th International Conference in Agroforestry 2022, 1145 (012013). pp. 1-11.


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One of the important functions of the forest is to provide water to the community. Improvement of water services from forest areas requires the community's participation. This study aims at (1) identifying the community's willingness to pay for improved water services and (2) determining factors affecting the community's willingness to pay. This study is located in Bayas Jaya Villages and the upland area of Kedondong Sub-District, Pesawaran District, Lampung Province. The study interviewed 75 farmers of 3 water services management, i.e.: (1) independent, (2) PAMSIMAS, and (3) PDAM. Each management water service was represented by 25 members who were randomly selected. Objective one is analyzed using descriptive analysis, and objective twoisanalyzedusingaregressionanalysismodel. Thestudysuggeststhat,onaveragecommunity received 10,6m3 per day, which is far higher than their daily consumed, i.e., 460 l per day. However, water surplus is not optimized as they are drained to the local sewer. Further, 56% of the community is willing to pay should water services be improved. The average willingness to pay is Rp 440,357.14 annually per family. Factors affecting the community's willingness to pay, include (1) the PDAM model, (2) the PAMSIMAS model, (3) age, and (4) daily water discharge to family

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Depositing User: ZAINAL Jack ABIDIN
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2023 07:32
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2023 07:32
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/48596

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