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Ecotourism and the Development of Indigenous Communities: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


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Title: Ecotourism and the Development of Indigenous Communities: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Authors: Coria, Jessica
Calfucura, Enrique
Issue Date: Feb-2011
Publication type: report
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
489
Keywords: ecotourism
biodiversity
ICDP
indigenous communities
Abstract: A large part of the literature analyzing the links between biodiversity conservation and community development assumes that nature-based tourism managed by indigenous communities will result not only in conservation of natural resources but also in increased development. In practice, indigenous communities have often failed to implement successful ecotourism projects due to a combination of factors, including isolation and a lack of financial resources, management skills, and infrastructure. Bas... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24635
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