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Tourism and Poverty Alleviation - International - May 2009

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

      • Scope of the report
      • Data Sources

        • Overview

          • World poverty
            • Tourism’s relationship with poverty
              • Tourism’s poverty alleviation imperative
                • Tourism’s impact on poverty
                  • Figure 1: A ledger of tourism’s potential impacts on livelihoods, 2009
              • Tourism and its Poverty-Alleviating Capability

                  • Restraints influencing the poor’s economic participation in tourism
                      • Figure 2: Actions to enhance economic participation of the poor in tourism enterprises, 2009
                    • Critical factors influencing the poor’s economic participation in tourism
                      • Access to the tourist market
                        • Coexistence with primary livelihood strategies
                          • Financial capital
                            • Gender
                              • Human capital
                                • Land ownership and tenure
                                    • Figure 3: Pafuri Camp per cent occupancies, 2005-07
                                  • Local aspirations
                                    • Location
                                      • Planning gain
                                        • Regulatory environment
                                          • Social capital
                                            • Supply chain linkages
                                              • Tourism niches
                                                • Opportunities and challenges
                                                  • Local economy leakage
                                                    • Tourism’s multi-sectoral nature
                                                      • Tourism and poverty alleviation in an urban environment
                                                        • Tourism and poverty alleviation in Western developed nations
                                                          • Strategies that enhance the poverty impacts of tourism
                                                          • The Status of Tourism and Poverty Alleviation

                                                            • Can tourism alleviate poverty?
                                                              • Interview: Harold Goodwin, Pro-Poor Tourism Partnership, and Director, International Centre for Responsible Tourism
                                                                • Interview: Tricia Barnett, Director, Tourism Concern
                                                                  • Avenues of poverty alleviation in tourism
                                                                    • Benign supply chain management
                                                                      • Development projects
                                                                        • Empowering women
                                                                          • Government actions
                                                                            • National economy growth and investment
                                                                              • Policy
                                                                                • Micro-financing
                                                                                  • Operation of sustainable niche tourism resources
                                                                                    • Agencies of poverty alleviation in tourism
                                                                                      • Conservation NGOs
                                                                                        • Government
                                                                                          • Industry
                                                                                            • Multinational agencies
                                                                                              • Tourism NGOs
                                                                                              • Case Studies

                                                                                                • Nam Ha Ecotourism Project, Laos
                                                                                                  • Figure 4: Tourist arrivals in Luang Nam Tha Province, 2001-07
                                                                                                  • Figure 5: Tourists participating in community-based ecotourism and revenues generated, Luang Nam Tha Province, 2001-07
                                                                                                  • Figure 6: Beneficiaries from tourism in five Nam Ha target villages, May 2008
                                                                                                • La Ruta Moskitia, Honduras
                                                                                                    • Figure 7: LARUMO sales figures, 2006-07, and Jan-Aug 2008
                                                                                                    • Figure 8: Raista ecotourism group five-year business plan income projections, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • Gambia is Good, the Gambia
                                                                                                  • What Next?

                                                                                                    • Policy environment improvements are key
                                                                                                      • Pro-poor data collection and projects
                                                                                                        • The credit crunch, tourism and the poor
                                                                                                          • The next ‘big thing’ in tourism?

                                                                                                          Tourism and Poverty Alleviation - International - May 2009

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