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Revitalizing rural areas in Malaysia: a framework for economic revitalization

Rashid, M. F. and Ngah, I. and Misnan, S. H. (2019) Revitalizing rural areas in Malaysia: a framework for economic revitalization. In: 4th International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering 2019, ICRMBEE 2019, 24-25 Apr 2019, Chulalongkorn University.


Official URL: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/385/1/0120...


Rural, poor and marginalized community often face many challenges in achieving economic equality and attaining socio-economic sustainability, especially among rural communities who have limited sources of income. In countries with emerging economies such as Malaysia, rural populations constitute the majority of citizens. They are generally poorer and more disadvantaged than their urban counterparts. In Malaysia, rural communities and their development are important aspects of a country's political and economic stability in which revitalization of the rural economic is part and parcel of a nation's development. Rural revitalization is an outcome of the interplay between many sources of influence and it is also a response to the opportunities and challenges which are presented by rural decline. This paper provides an overview of revitalization of rural areas. Besides that, it also explains the factors differences in economic performance and socioeconomic differentiation in rural areas in order to achieve a better outcome for rural revitalization. Finally, this paper discusses the framework to revitalize rural areas and the methods to use this framework that measure rural economic performance.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:economic analysis, sustainable development
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101-395 Sociology, Urban
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:91688
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:14 Jul 2021 16:19
Last Modified:14 Jul 2021 16:19

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