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Community-based ecotourism (CBET) has become a popular tool, especially in developing countries, for biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement, but there is a lack of studies that use quantitative data to evaluate the effectiveness of CBET using a before-after-control-intervention...

Author(s)
Lonn, P.; Mizoue, N.; Ota, T.; Kajisa, T.; Yoshida, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 151, pp 62-69
Abstract

Governments in many developing countries endorse sustainable tourism, despite associated practical limitations and challenges as a development strategy. Using the case of Cambodia, this paper illustrates how sustainable tourism issues in a developing country may be better understood through a...

Author(s)
Carter, R. W.; Thok, S.; O'Rourke, V.; Pearce, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 5, pp 797-818
Abstract

This special issue includes 16 papers focusing on health and economic impacts of environmental issues in developing countries. The topics discussed are: impacts of protected areas and payments for ecosystem services (PES) on forest conservation, poverty reduction, and population change at the...

Author(s)
Jack, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2017, 86, pp 1-310
Abstract

This paper develops new measures of tourism yield in the context of Cambodia, a developing country in South East Asia. It first sets out some data regarding tourism in Cambodia and the reasons for tourism being identified as a tool for economic development and poverty alleviation. It then sets out...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Thomas, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 4, pp 303-328
Abstract

This special issue examines tourism in Least Developed Countries. The issue consists of 15 articles. The first article discusses the huge economic impact of tourism in Least Developed Countries. The second article examines the 2011 World Export Development Forum's discussion on four projects that...

Publisher
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Trade Forum, 2011, No.2, pp 6-36
Abstract

This special issue, which consists of 15 papers, deals with the role of rural-urban linkages in sustainable rural development. Specific topics covered include: the need for sustainable urbanization policies in less developed countries; tourism as a bridge of the rural-urban divide; urban and rural...

Author(s)
Rollnick, R.
Publisher
United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Habitat Debate, 2004, 10, 3, pp 4-19

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