Existence of Agriculture and Tourism in Bali PDF Print E-mail

 In Bali, tourism is one of the factors that support the community's economy. Therefore, the development of agriculture and tourism in Bali must still exist side by side in harmony. So in the development of the two sectors should not be sacrificed to each other. Therefore, the development of agriculture and tourism in Bali must still exist side by side in harmony. So in the development of the two sectors should not be sacrificed to each other. The rapid development of tourism is a blessing for the people of Bali. While the agricultural sector is one of the cultural and economic asset for the development of the tourism sector.

To that should be emphasized, the development of the tourism sector of rapid and uncontrolled will endanger the sustainability of the agricultural sector. The progress of tourism resulted in a lot of agricultural land turned into non-agricultural functions to meet the interests of tourism facilities. Tourism development is uncontrolled causing a very tight competition between water for agricultural irrigation and water for consumption purposes and hotels.

Withdrawal of human resources from agriculture to tourism brings positive impact because it can reduce the burden of labor in the agricultural sector, but in the long run will negatively affect development efforts and preserve the agricultural sector. Because the younger generation in Bali less interested in working in the agricultural sector as considered less promising for the future.

This requires an appropriate solution to resolve the issue. For irrigation problems, role and subak as agricultural organizations in Bali is very necessary. It needs a water control and strict division between irrigation for rice farming and hospitality. As for the problems of human resources for agricultural breakthroughs and innovations needed to make young people interested wrestle back the agricultural sector and the future promises no less than working in the tourism sector and other fields.