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Sustainable tourism, protected areas and livelihood needs of local communities in Developing Countries

Sustainable tourism, protected areas and livelihood needs of local communities in Developing Countries

International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 4(2): 123-135

Citing various examples from developing countries, this paper discusses the dependent nature of tourism in general, impact of protected area tourism on local livelihoods, and some constraints and opportunities for the long-term viability of protected areas. During the last two decades, extensive networks of protected areas in many developing countries have stimulated growth in protected area-based tourism.

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DOI: 10.1080/13504509709469948

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