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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
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Cover for Tourism strategies and local responses in Southern Africa.

This book discusses tourism development in Namibia. It consists of 12 major chapters. Chapter 2 explores the opportunities and challenges of implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia, as perceived by tourism entrepreneurs. Chapter 3 presents the South African experiences for local economic...

Author(s)
Hottola, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book
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Avitourism, responsible travel for birdwatching, is the act of observing and identifying birds in their natural habitat and is becoming the most rapidly growing segment of ecotourism. It is providing a new economic potential for many poor local communities and for many threatened natural areas...

Author(s)
Addisu Asefa
Publisher
Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2015, 8, Suppl. 2, pp 983-992
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Volunteer tourists have become a critical human resource for many organisations in South Africa. Understanding who the volunteer tourist is as well as how a host organisation benefits from this interaction is imperative for the effective management of this human resource. A review of the current...

Author(s)
Olivier, C.; Davies, S. E. H.; Joubert, E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 88-98
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This study was carried out to examine avian species richness and diversity at the Dschang Municipal Lake and to determine the effects of ecotourism infrastructural development on the avifauna distribution. The habitat around the lake was stratified into the undeveloped eastern part with...

Author(s)
Tamungang, S. A.; Awa, T., II; Luchuo, N. G.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, 2016, 8, 11, pp 192-200
Abstract

This paper provides a retrospective account of efforts, from 2007 to 201 3, to establish a community-managed protected area just south of Ankarana National Park that would encompass the limestone massif known locally as Tsingy Mahaloka and adjacent remnant forest patches. Community members of the...

Author(s)
Colquhoun, I. C.
Publisher
Association MWC, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Citation
Madagascar Conservation and Development, 2015, 10, 1S, pp 35-41
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Ethiopia contains one-fourth of Africa's wildlife and is comprised of 277 terrestrial mammals, 861 birds, 201 reptiles, 65 species of amphibians, 150 freshwater fish, and over 1,225 arthropods with a high rate of endemism, but It's Wildlife populations and their management are constrained by...

Author(s)
Malede Birhan; Girma Gebreyes
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 2015, 6, 5, pp 257
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This study was conducted to identify the various species of fauna and flora in the Ejagham Forest Reserve in Cameroon, ascertain the extent to which revenue generated from ecotourism is used in the improvement of the livelihoods of the local community, analyse inherent challenges to ecotourism in...

Author(s)
Orock, F. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, 2014, 17, 4, pp 187-196
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Anthropogenic activities including recreation were known to cause disturbances to waterbirds in their natural habitat. The Mole National Park, which is considered the largest and oldest in Ghana, attracted significant number of tourists over the years, and consequently induced pressures and...

Author(s)
Aikins, T. K.; Gbogbo, F.; Owusu, E. H.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Wetlands Ecology and Management, 2018, 26, 4, pp 703-713
Abstract

We report the results of a survey of breeding Greater Frigatebird Fregata minor and Lesser Frigatebird F. ariel on Aldabra Atoll, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Seychelles archipelago, which hosts the largest breeding population of frigatebirds in the Indian Ocean. All four colonies across the ...

Author(s)
Šúr, M.; Bunbury, N.; Crommenacker, J. van de
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Bird Conservation International, 2013, 23, 2, pp 214-220

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