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Tourism and agriculture are important contributors to the development of local economies. Many developing nations that are now experiencing rapid tourism growth have agrarian societies and tourism is the first or second source of export earnings. In this context, the main objective of this study is ...

Author(s)
Sanches-Pereira, A.; Onguglo, B.; Pacini, H.; Gómez, M. F.; Coelho, S. T.; Muwanga, M. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 162, pp 1567-1581
Abstract

Despite the growing importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in tourism for developing countries and its perceived developmental importance, there are few empirical impact studies. This paper explores tourism FDI and poverty alleviation through both the literature and a detailed review in The...

Author(s)
Davidson, L.; Sahli, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 2, pp 167-187
Abstract

The important roles of the tourism sector as the main instrument in socio-economic development of any nation cannot be overemphasized. Although some of the tourist centres in Nigeria are not well developed to promote socio-economic development however, the only way to realise the important roles of ...

Author(s)
Tunde, A. M.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2012, 14, 1, pp 119-133
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon.

This chapter explores the recent growth of African American diaspora tourism as quasi-religious pilgrimage to the village of Bimbia, Cameroon, which served as a major slave port in the region. Having first discussed the historical development of slavery and slave trade routes in this region, the...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The objective of the 'Macroeconomic Reforms and Sustainable Development in Southern Africa' project was to facilitate the attainment of sustainable development objectives agreed at the UN's Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 1992, in which Tanzania participated. The two natural...

Author(s)
Kulindwa, K.
Publisher
Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2002, 19, 3, pp 389-403
Abstract

The United Nations World Tourism Organization endorses tourism for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries, emphasising the role of micro-, small- and medium-sized tourism enterprises. In Kenya, community-based enterprises (CBEs) are preferred. This paper evaluates CBE...

Author(s)
Manyara, G.; Jones, E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 6, pp 628-644
Abstract

Protected areas (PAs) are one way of conserving biodiversity, and ecosystem services and human well-being and are now recognized as an integral part of sustainable development strategies. Over the past four decades there has been a ten-fold increase in the number of protected areas globally....

Author(s)
Rylance, A.; Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 2, pp 139-149
Abstract

This paper integrates tourism, economic growth, and environmental issues in a multivariate format. Unlike recent research on this topic, a panel data of selected sample nations of sub-Saharan Africa is adopted by using cointegration and panel regression models. The current research discovers both...

Author(s)
Lee JungWan; Brahmasrene, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2016, 23, 3, pp 221-232
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This paper examines the role and contribution of tourism to local economic development and in the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals one and seven dealing with extreme poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability in the biodiversity endowed Central African sub-region. The...

Author(s)
Kimbu, A. N.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 2, pp 3-16
Abstract

Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354

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