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Performance Assessment of Poverty Alleviation Through Tourism in Zhangjiajie

CHEN Yanhong,TANG Yexi,LONG Minglu,ZHANG Rujiao,CHENG Can,ZHOU Yajin,ZHUO Qi   

  1. (College of Civil Engineering and Architecture,Jishou University,Zhangjiajie 427000,Hunan China)
  • Online:2018-05-25 Published:2018-06-27


A system of performance assessment of poverty alleviation through tourism in Zhangjiajie is established which comprises of three levels of criteria,including economic performance,social performance,and ecosystem performance,and 22 indicators.AHP is used to determine the weights of assessment indexes,the quantitative model methods is applied to assess and sort the performance of tourism poverty alleviation in the two  districts and counties of Zhangjiajie,and ArcGIS 10.2 is employed to produce gain the performance grading zoning map.The results show that the performance of tourism poverty alleviation in Zhangjiajie is significant,and the performance score of tourism poverty alleviation is above 60 points,but the performance difference between regions is obvious.The differences in the tourism  income per capita,the incidence of poverty and energy consumption per unit of GDP are the main factors that cause the regional performance differences.This paper puts forward some suggestions to improve economic performance,social performance and ecological performance.

Key words: poverly alleviation through tourism, performance assessment, assessment indicator, Zhangjiajie

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