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In the ongoing debate on the connection between tourism and poverty alleviation, tourism is often presented as a tool for poverty alleviation and the improvement of socio-economic conditions of rural communities in developing countries. Findings of prior research suggest that nature-based tourism...

Author(s)
Adiyia, B.; Vanneste, D.; Rompaey, A. van; Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 1/2, pp 8-26
Abstract

Several studies found larger benefits for communities when local stakeholders could participate in the tourism value chain by 'linking' their labour, products and services to the sector. However, the establishment of local linkages is difficult because of the complexity of the tourism system that...

Author(s)
Adiyia, B.; Stoffelen, A.; Jennes, B.; Vanneste, D.; Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2015, 14, 2/3, pp 113-129
Abstract

In developing countries, communities neighboring protected areas continue to bear a disproportionate amount of the costs associated with conservation. Traditional community livelihood strategies such as hunting, logging, and plant harvesting are seen as major threats to protected areas. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Ahebwa, W. M.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 3, pp 96-114
Abstract

The Economic Road Map and Visions of the East African Community member states (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi) view tourism development not only as a key pillar for national development, but most importantly as a mechanism to alleviate poverty, generate foreign revenue for the...

Author(s)
Okello, M. M.; Novelli, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 1/2, pp 53-66
Abstract

The potential for tourism development in many African nations remains largely untapped because of a range of destination management and image issues. This is the case for Rwanda, which, despite successful development of gorilla viewing tourism, needs to diversify its tourism offerings in order to...

Author(s)
Anbalagan, K.; Lovelock, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 1/2, pp 81-96
Abstract

This paper explores how the local population of two Malinese villages in Dogon country, Kani Kombolé and Teli, are both managing their cultural heritage (on the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List since 1989) and creating a cultural tourism...

Author(s)
Deursen, R. E. van; Raaphorst, W. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 1/2, pp 67-80
Abstract

Nature-based tourism is well recognised as a tool that can be used for neoliberal conservation. Proponents argue that such tourism can provide revenue for conservation activities, and income generating opportunities and other benefits for local people living at the destination. Private-Community...

Author(s)
Ahebwa, W. M.; Duim, V. R. van der; Sandbrook, C. G.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Conservation and Society, 2012, 10, 4, pp 305-317
Abstract

This thesis examines the functioning of the three tourism related policy interventions aimed at linking communities, livelihoods and conservation at Bwindi National Park in Uganda. These three interventions are: the Buhoma-Mukono Community Based Tourism project, the Tourism-Revenue Sharing Program...

Author(s)
Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, livelihoods and biodiversity conservation: an assessment of tourism related policy interventions at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP), Uganda, 2012, pp 161 pp.
Abstract

This article performs actor-network theory (ANT) to examine the development of gorilla tourism at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. We depict a number of translations in which gorillas were designated and enrolled as coexisting with local livelihood practices, as "trophies" in the hunting...

Author(s)
Duim, R. van der; Ampumuza, C.; Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2014, 27, 6, pp 588-601
Abstract

Most studies of the tourism-development nexus in developing countries tend to focus on short-term and monetary tourism effects, while understating non-monetary and longer-term effects of tourism on local and regional development. Although less tangible and weakly understood, non-monetary and/or...

Author(s)
Adiyia, B.; Rademaeker, S. de; Vanneste, D.; Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2017, 34, 1, pp 105-120

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