Tamu dan Pembangunan Luar Bandar di Sabah: Isu dan Prospek
Tamu and Rural Development in Sabah: Issue and Prospect
Keywords:the tamu, rural development, issues, prospect
Tamu in Sabah existed before the arrival of colonists. At that time, tamu is an important meeting place for local people to get their daily necessities. In line with the rapid current development, the role of tamu is seen far more than just a meeting place for local people to get their necessities and its implementation has changed. Hence, the purpose of this proposal is to assess issues related to the development of tamu in Sabah and the prospects in rural development in the country. In additional to identifying the issues that exist in the rural area, the main issues of this study is the extent of tamu prospect in rural development. The discussion is mostly based on in-depth interview, field observations and secondary data obtained from government departments, journals, and academic books. The obtained findings show that there is a range of issues related to the location and involvement of local people during tamu. The study also found that tamu in Sabah has a high prospect in developing the rural development in Sabah.