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Socio-economic development of the Orang Asli in Malaysia

Jamiran, Mohd Nur Syufaat and Seow, Ta Wee (2013) Socio-economic development of the Orang Asli in Malaysia. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .


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The establishment of Department of Orang Asli Affairs (JHEOA) is now known as the Jabatan Kemajuan Orang Asli (JAKOA) in 1954 has shown the government was pay attention to the development of indigenous people called Orang Asli in Malaysia primarily from socio-economic aspects. Government through the ministry has also taken the initiative in improving the quality of life in terms of health, education and communication. Gazetting of the forest as a national park also has been impact on their socio-economic improvement. This paper is an analysis of the literature review that focuses on the development transformations of Orang Asli. The main objective of this paper is to describe the theoretical framework of sustainable change to the advancement of Orang Asli. Socio-economic problem such as low awareness, limited finances and expertise, position of village and also poor environmental management poverty that occur will be explained. The result will expected to ensure the sustainable socio-economic development of Orang Asli in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: indigenous people; socio-economic; transformations; national park; sustainable
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2014 01:05
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2014 01:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5826
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