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Sustainable Tourism at 27 Charcos, Rio Damajagua, Dominican Republic
Jan 03, 2012 · File

Sustainable Tourism at 27 Charcos, Rio Damajagua, Dominican Republic

This report offers an assessment of the current tourism program and detailed recommendations for community-based sustainable tourism that produces benefits for the environment and community, as well as quality visitor experiences. Technical assistance was provided by the U.S. Forest Service…

An Ecotourism Strategy and Action Plan for Soberania National Park, Panama
Dec 09, 2011 · File

An Ecotourism Strategy and Action Plan for Soberania National Park, Panama

An assessment and plan for the development of ecotourism in Panama's flagship park. Action items include 1) Development of interpretation, communication and tourism identity; 2) Special promotional event; 3) Promotional materials; 4) Bird trail map; 5) Guide and English training;…

Ecotourism and Recreation in the Panama Canal Watershed: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations
Dec 08, 2011 · File

Ecotourism and Recreation in the Panama Canal Watershed: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations

This report summarizes fieldwork in Panama November 7-23, 1999. The objectives were to assist USAID in planning interpretive trails activities in national parks within the Panama Canal Watershed, provide recommendations for recreation and tourism projects, and identify opportunities for future…

Nov 30, 2011 · File

Preliminary Ecotourism Assessment of the Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

This is a preliminary assessment of portions of Lixian and Mao Xian Counties in western Sichuan Province from September 15 to 22, 1999. Rapid assessments of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) were made of the Wolong Panda Reserve, the…

Nov 28, 2011 · File

Agenda for Katoomba XVI: Building a Blueprint to Harness New Investment for the Protection of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services

Agenda for the Marine Katoomba Meeting - Katoomba XVI: Building a Blueprint to Harness New Investment for the Protection of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services, February 9-10, 2010 held at the Moore Foundation in Palo Alto, CA. This Marine and…

Tourism in the Pearl Lagoon Basin: Recommendations for Community-based Sustainable Tourism
Nov 26, 2011 · File

Tourism in the Pearl Lagoon Basin: Recommendations for Community-based Sustainable Tourism

This report is a continuation of a series of activities sponsored by USAID/Nicaragua to promote sustainable community-based tourism in the communities of the Pearl Lagoon Basin on the Caribbean side of Nicaragua. Previous activities include an assessment of the potential…

Paso del Istmo tourism: SWOT Rapid Assessment
Nov 26, 2011 · File

Paso del Istmo tourism: SWOT Rapid Assessment

A rapid assessment of tourism opportunities of the southwestern corner of Nicaragua was conducted to examine existing and proposed programs of the nonprofit organization Paso Pacifico and make recommendations for possible funding and technical assistance through USAID/Nicaragua. This assessment focused…

Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Community-based Kayak Tourism
Nov 25, 2011 · File

Paso del Istmo Tourism: Recommendations for Community-based Kayak Tourism

The southern coast of Nicaragua has excellent potential for sea kayak tours, especially in the vicinity of the small fishing village of Ostional about 25 km south of San Juan del Sur, a major tourism center on the southern coast.…

COMMUNITY FORESTRY IN LIBERIA – LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE ELSEWHERE
Nov 18, 2011 · File

COMMUNITY FORESTRY IN LIBERIA – LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE ELSEWHERE

COMMUNITY FORESTRY IN LIBERIA – LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE ELSEWHERE. December 2008

Sustainable Ecotourism Development in the Embera Indigenous Communities, Chagres National Park, Panama
Nov 16, 2011 · File

Sustainable Ecotourism Development in the Embera Indigenous Communities, Chagres National Park, Panama

The Embera, one of seven native tribes found in Panama, have established small communities along the banks of the Chagres River where they practice traditional subsistence agriculture and hunting/fishing. In 1984 the Chagres National Park was established and restricting their…

Nov 07, 2011 · File

Agenda for Katoomba XVI: Building a Blueprint to Harness New Investment for the Protection of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services

Agenda for the Marine Katoomba Meeting - Katoomba XVI: Building a Blueprint to Harness New Investment for the Protection of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services, February 9-10, 2010 held at the Moore Foundation in Palo Alto, CA.

Oct 17, 2011 · File

What Do Tourists Want in a Campement?

Review of key components for touristic camping sites

Oct 14, 2011 · File

Signalisation & Journal interprétatifs au Pays Dogon Rapport de mission au Mali

L’objectif global de cette mission d’assistance technique du Service des forêts américain (USFS) est d’améliorer l’expérience en matière de tourisme dans le Pays Dogon afin de garantir la durabilité du tourisme dans cette région, et de favoriser davantage l'apport de…

Oct 14, 2011 · File

Pays Dogon Interpretive Signs & Journal Mali Mission Report

The overall objective of this USFS technical assistance mission is to improve the tourism experience in the Pays Dogon in an effort to both ensure sustainability of tourism in this area, as well as bring more dollars into the villages…

Oct 14, 2011 · File

USDA Forest Service Technical Assistance Mission Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) in conjunction with the staff of the Gorongosa National Park (GNP) are working with the Gorongosa Restoration Project (GRP) to develop a land management plan (LMP) for the new mountain unit of the Gorongosa Mountains…

Oct 14, 2011 · File

USDA Forest Service Technical Assistance Mission Planning for Gorongosa Mountain and Agroforestry for the Buffer Zone In support of Gorongosa Restoration Project, Mozambique

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are working with Gorongosa Restoration Project (GRP) to address an urgent need for land use planning above 700 meters on Gorongosa Mountain and to provide agroforestry recommendations for…

Ecotourism with an Emphasis on Birding Opportunities In the Gourma Region
Oct 14, 2011 · File

Ecotourism with an Emphasis on Birding Opportunities In the Gourma Region

A team comprised of technical experts from USFS and AMCFE worked in‐country with counterparts and important stakeholders including Office Malien du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie (OMATHO), Projet de Conservation et de Valorisation de la Biodiversité du Gourma et des Eléphants…

Sustainable Tourism Online Learning Featured September 27, 2011
Sep 27, 2011 · News Item

Sustainable Tourism Online Learning Featured September 27, 2011

by Michael Colby — Jul 30, 2014 07:41 PM

USAID NRM Office launches a set of nine online courses developed to help stakeholders better understand how tourism can be developed sustainably. The courses are the result of compiling the lessons and best practices from the USAID Global Sustainable Tourism…

Ugandan Singer Promotes Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism to Ugandans
Sep 20, 2011 · News Item

Ugandan Singer Promotes Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism to Ugandans

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 11, 2015 04:00 PM

This music video “Oh Uganda” features Ugandan celebrity songwriter, singer and guitarist Aziz Azion accompanied by the Mwamba Children Choir. The USAID-STAR program (Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift), helped to develop this captivating music video to promote the destination…

Building Today to Protect Tomorrow
Sep 18, 2011 · File

Building Today to Protect Tomorrow

With support from the Ecuadorian Sustainable Tourism Alliance (AETS) funded by USAID, the Secoya people are developing the Secoya Lodge, a joint venture between the community, a conservation organization, and tourism operators to generate jobs and income.

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