Agro-Tourism Development Strategy In Desa Wisata Kaligono (Dewi Kano) Of Kaligesing District Of Purworejo Regency

Siwi Harning Pambudi


Desa Wisata Kaligono (Dewi Kano) is one of the tourist village located in the west of Menoreh hill. It has a beautiful scenery, fresh air, and water which flows throughout the years.  There are some potential matters which make Dewi Kano called as a nature-friendly tourist village, such as: its environment, culture, and religion. Those essential points are well-constructed by the villagers to be an object of tourism. Unfortunately, the main commodity from this village, fruit farming of mangosteen and durian, is not fully developed. The Shift of Economic Structure from agricultural sector to industry sector which is happened in these recent ten years has the effect on PDRB of the regency. Kaligesing district is set as an agropolitan development area according to RTRW of the regency; it is strategically settled as a opportunities to develop tourism of Dewi Kano. This research aims were: to gain information about villagers’ perception concerning to the plan of building an agro-tourism area in Dewi Kano, to find out the side effect of agro-tourism, to formulate the strategy in developing the agro-tourism. Researcher used observation, interview, questionnaire, and SWOT analysis (in formulating the agro-tourism development strategy) as methods.


SWOT analysis; tourist village; developing agro-tourism

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