Poverty reduction through community-based sustainable tourism
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Published in SNV/Nepal .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by The Mountain Institute for District Partners Programme - SNV/Nepal.
ContributionsNetherlands Development Organisation, Nepal., Mountain Institute.
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Open LibraryOL18817382M

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Tourism – Key to Poverty Reduction in the least Developed Countries (LCD) The tourism industry has the potential to be a serious catalyst in the reduction of poverty. Sustainable tourism development can empower these underprivileged communities and offer a real economic escape. The book provides a clear understanding about a strategic view of poverty alleviation through Sustainable Tourism Development in developing countries like- Bangladesh. The Sustainable Tourism-Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Initiative and Foundation was launched and endorsed as a key driver for poverty reduction and sustainable development (UNWTO, ). While MDG I was not achieved by the end of , some gains were made and positive developments recorded in many countries. A model is deductively developed through review of relevant previous studies linking tourism and its relationship with development, poverty, food security, livelihoods and sustainability.

  The book offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to the topic of tourism development and its contribution to the fight against poverty. Tourism development is credited to be a powerful source of regional development and improvement in developing countries, and the focus of the book is on the world's poorest areas and how tourism connects to. developed to link tourism with poverty reduction, large-scale poverty reduction from tourism depends upon clear strategies consulted, articulated and monitored through national poverty reduction strategy plans. Targeted interventions Economic growth is an essential but not a sufficient condition for poverty reduction. Downloadable! Tourism continues to be a major activity in India, which inevitably produces economic, political, social, cultural and ecological consequences. In India, Tourism has created employment opportunities for airline executives, hotel sales managers, structural engineers, city planners, horticulturists, computer programmers, artisans, textiles workers, etc. ST-EP aims to use tourism as a tool to combat poverty through seven mechanisms: 1/ Employment of locals in tourism enterprises. 2/ Supply of goods and services to tourism enterprises by locals or by enterprises employing the locals. 3/ Direct sales of goods and services to visitors by locals. 4/ Establishment and running of tourism enterprises.

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