ABSTRACT

Xiao, Y.; Luo, D., and Yin, K., 2018. Change of farmers' household livelihood strategies based on the coastal rural tourism background. In: Liu, Z.L. and Mi, C. (eds.), Advances in Sustainable Port and Ocean Engineering. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 83, pp. 225–228. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.

The paper use Probit model to analyze the effect of coastal rural tourism development on the farmers ‘household livelihood strategies in Three Gorges Reservoir. The results show: Participation in Coastal Rural Tourism Development farmers ‘household, the probability of engaged in agricultural works is significantly lower than not involved. The probability of local workers and own business is significantly higher than not involved. Therefore, the government should step up publicity to raise farmers’ household awareness of and participation in policies. At the same time the government using the region's tourism resources, to create a unique travel model, so as to realize the farmers' household out of poverty and farmers’ household livelihood strategies sustainable development.

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