International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Components of Dominant Factors in Developing Policies and Strategies for Developing Area of Sustainable Settlements in State Border Areas: A Case Study of Nunukan District, Kalimantan Timur
Dr. Ir. H. Budiyono, BmuE, M.Si

To achieve integration in developing the border region especially in the settlement sector, it is necessary to consider the profile, characteristics, and settlement’s development needs. Those are important to understand the development trends covering aspect of harmony between capital areas with protected areas, the linkage between the centers of new growth centers (cities), and the increase of economy-oriented interaction pattern based on regional natural resources. The understanding is required to prepare the development policy tools for sustainable settlement area at regency level in the border area in more detail and more operational by using the cluster approach. Based on the results of alytical herarchy pocess (AHP) analysis for factors (level 2) shows that government policies and funding of development a top priority, for stakeholders (level 3) showed that central and local governments have a major role in the development of settlements, for the purpose (level 4) indicates that the development and arrangement of the region and improving the welfare of a major priotitas, and for the target (level 5) shows that the strategy of regional development a top priority. The implementation of settlement development in Nunukan Regency in the border region which refers to policy utilizing the three key factors above in development strategy and scenario would establish resources potential based development to the clusters that in the end would be border cities. The condition would drive the improvement of social welfare and public safety. The border cities would be the “display window” for the country’s fine, regulated, progressive and sustainable city.

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