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Despite the copious contestations depicting the inefficacies of ecotourism as a conservation and development tool, nonetheless there is increasing trend that depicts ecotourism as a potential tool for conservation and development. This article seeks to tease out the prospects of ecotourism...

Author(s)
Eshun, G.; Frempong, F.; Adjei, P. O. W.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), London, UK
Citation
Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 2014, 4, 22, pp 40-47
Abstract

This study aims to understand GIS based ecotourism potential of Munessa Shashemene Concession Forest and its surrounding area in Ethiopia. Landsat images from 2009/2010 and 2013 were used to drive baseline data including land cover, land use, stream and road. Elevation based agro-ecology and slope...

Author(s)
Kedir Nino; Yosef Mamo; Girma Mengesha; Kefyalew Sahle Kibret
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Geography, 2017, 82, pp 48-58
Abstract

We determined the impact of ecotourism infrastructural development on the woody components of Okomu National Park. This necessitated identifying the ecotourism attractions/facilities, interviewing of respondents and on-site observation and quadrant method were employed in acquiring information on ...

Author(s)
Olaniyi, O. E.; Ogunjemite, B. G.; Akindele, S. O.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2015, 17, 7, pp 51-74
Abstract

Production of development plans is vital for sustainable ecotourism development given the increasing competition for land to satisfy various human needs including agriculture, timber, and wood energy. Such human activities cause rapid destruction of wildlife habitat and loss of indigenous tree...

Author(s)
Adanu, S. K.; Mensah, F. K.; Adanu, S. K.; Adanu, D. K.; Abass, K.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
ISRN Forestry, 2013, 2013, pp Article ID 924506
Abstract

The study evaluated flora diversity and abundance in Awba Dam Tourism Centre, Ibadan, Nigeria. Complete enumeration of trees (>10 cm diameter at breast height (dbh)), saplings, and small trees growing within 50 m radius of the Awba dam was carried out. The percentage canopy cover of tree species...

Author(s)
Ojo, S. O.
Publisher
Agricultural Volunteers of Nigeria (AgVon), Nigeria, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Agriculture and Social Research (JASR), 2016, 16, 1, pp 75-83
Abstract

Nitrogen (N) is a major control on primary productivity and hence on the productivity and diversity of secondary producers and consumers. As such, ecosystem structure and function cannot be understood without a comprehensive understanding of N cycling and dynamics. This overview describes the...

Author(s)
Coetsee, C.; Jacobs, S.; Govender, N.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2012, 49, 2, pp 387-402
Abstract

Namaqualand, with its seasonal wild flower blooms, is a popular attraction for ecotourists, but in addition it is also home to the greatest diversity of snakes and lizards in South Africa. The present study explores the potential of herpetofauna as an additional ecotourism resource, complementing...

Author(s)
Loubser, G. J. J.; Mouton, P. le F. N.; Nel, J. A. J.
Publisher
Southern African Wildlife Management Association, Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 2001, 31, 1/2, pp 13-23
Abstract

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
Abstract

This paper examines primitive accumulation by studying changes in fishermen and mollusc collectors' labour before and after the privatization of 1,800 hectares of mangrove forest in rural Senegal through the creation of a tourism-oriented protected area. Locating this privatization within a broader ...

Author(s)
Hiraldo, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Agrarian Change, 2018, 18, 3, pp 517-535
Abstract

This research identified viable target markets at two national parks in South Africa, using market segmentation based on demographic characteristics. We surveyed international, domestic and local wildflower-viewing visitors and labelled three distinct demographic clusters with appropriate flower...

Author(s)
Kruger, M.; Viljoen, A.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2013, 12, 3, pp 146-164

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