Rural Development in Homestay Gemas

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Table of Contents
Table of Figure 1
Acknowledgement 2 1.0 Background of HomestayGemas 3 2.0 Issues in Homestay Gemas 4 2.1 Environmental issues/impacts 4 2.1.1 The concept of carrying capacity and limits of acceptable change 4 2.1.2 Design and construction of physical facilities 4 2.1.3 Sustainable and environmental responsibility 4 2.2 Socio-cultural issues/impacts 4 2.2.1 Manpower training 4 2.3 Economic issues/impacts 4 2.3.1 Self-financing mechanisms 4 2.3.2 Marketing and promotional strategies 5 2.4 Others 5 2.4.1 Inter-sectoral participation 5 2.4.2 Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms in sustainability 5 2.4.3 Specific legal modifications 5 3.0 Conclusion 8
References 8
Bibliography 8
Appendices 8

Table of Figure Figure 1 Gemas Map

1.0 Background of Homestay Gemas
Gemas is a small town in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, near the Negeri Sembilan-Johor border and about 50 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Gemas is divided to Gemas Lama and Gemas Baru. Gemas Lama is located in Johor and Gemas Baru is located in Negeri Sembilan.
Gemas is the entryway from the south through railway. Since the existence of the Gemas railway station 1922, it is very well known as the ‘railway junction’. The station is a major landmark to many who wants to visit the place.
Gemas, consisting of four villages – Kampung Ladang, Kampung Ulu Ladang, Kampung Bangkahulu and Kampung Londah, has 26 houses in total that are involved in the homestay programme. These villages have been involved in this homestay programme since 2006. Hence, it is called Homestay Gemas.

Figure 1 Gemas Map They offers a lot of activities and sports, such as kayaking, soccer match at the paddy field, jungle trekking, cave exploring and interactive village games that requires a lot of skills and strategies. Homestay Gemas is about 15 to 20 minutes’ drive from…...

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