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economic assessment of tourism development in the Mau Forest

C. N. Marshall

economic assessment of tourism development in the Mau Forest

by C. N. Marshall

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Published by KIFCON, Karura Forest Station, Natural Resources Institute [distributor] in Nairobi, Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Mau Escarpment.
    • Subjects:
    • Tourism -- Kenya -- Mau Escarpment.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC.N. Marshall & C. Staubo.
      ContributionsStaubo, C., Kenya Indigenous Forest Conservation Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG155.K4 M37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962336M
      LC Control Number95980069

      development. The economic impact of the development of tourism has been considered from a vast range of different perspectives, and largely as a recipe for developing regions or countries. Some studies have considered its impacts at the business level (e.g. Song, Lin, Witt, & Zhang, ). Tourism development promotes economic growth in transition countries. • Panel causality analysis accounts for dependency and heterogeneity across countries. • Growth hypothesis holds for Cyprus, Latvia and Slovakia. • Reverse relationships for the Czech Republic and Poland. • Feedback hypothesis holds for Estonia and by:

      Tourism economics research: A review and assessment. assessment of the economic impacts of tourism development continues to be a central focus, although it will take a long time for this field of research to reach its methodological maturity. Further advancements in research on the relationship between tourism development and economic Cited by: Wildlife tourism is a powerful tool countries can leverage to grow and diversify their economies while protecting their biodiversity and meeting several Sustainable Development Goals. It is also a way to engage tourists in wildlife conservation and inject money into local communities living closest to wildlife.

      While tourism development beautifies community environment through preservation and conservation of nature, the development is also a potential destruction of natural environment in the same community. This study investigates the relationship between environmental impacts of tourism on people’s quality of life in Maun, Size: KB. Employment. Paper also study to identify resources that can be used for rural tourism development in Bhachau and perception of residents relating to rural tourism development as a means for economic development in their area. Survey method coupled with observation have been adopted with the help of a well-structured questionnaire.


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