Essays about: "Community based tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the words Community based tourism.

  1. 1. Effects of the 2018 drought on mire productivity in Skogaryd - Evaluation of ground sensors, satellite data and meteorological data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ines Júlio Alfredo; [2021]
    Keywords : Sentinel 2; Vegetation Indices; Ground Sensors; Drought and Mire; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The drought is a complex meteorological phenomenon associated with low precipitation and low water saturation in atmosphere, soils and plants and can has a great effect on aboveground biomass and change the structure and function of the ecosystems. The droughts also are known to reduce the primary and secondary productivity of vegetation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visitor Perceptions of Authenticity and Commodification in Easter Island Cultural Heritage Tourism : Pride and Empowerment of the Rapanui

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Evelina Elf Donaldson; [2020]
    Keywords : easter island; rapanui; rapa nui; authenticity; commodification; tourist perceptions; tourism; cultural heritage; community-based tourism; indigenous;

    Abstract : This study sought to analyze tourist perceptions of cultural heritage tourism on Easter Island, more specifically, how they perceived and valued the concept of ‘authenticity’ in representations of local Rapanui culture. By analyzing and categorizing trends found in Trip Advisor reviews left for 6 tourism businesses on the island (3 traditional performance venues and 3 guided tour companies), this primary research question was further broken down to assess 1) what factors in particular render an experience valuable and authentic to the tourist, 2) how tourists perceive indigenous Rapanui’s relationship to their own culture in the context of cultural tourism, and 3) if they perceive the industry as exploiting or empowering the Rapanui people. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Can Unit Pricing Be Employed and Improve Municipal Waste Management in Shanghai?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lan Li; [2020]
    Keywords : Pay As You Throw; Unit Pricing; Municipal Solid Waste Management; Source Separation; Waste Reduction; Recycling Behavior; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : China is on a transition to waste management charging reform and pursuing effective eco-nomic incentives on an individual level. Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT)/Unit pricing is recog-nized as an important and effective means to waste prevention and source segregation ren-dered by the government mostly in the developed countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. We own this power! : How a rural community in Indonesia uphold energy justice to harness a hybrid solar-wind energy plant and unlock capabilities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Aon Abdullah; [2020]
    Keywords : community energy; renewable energy; energy justice; capabilities approach; energy transition; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Indonesia, as per their stance on the Paris Agreement and social development goals (SDG), has been on a winding journey to meet their renewable energy targets. In providing the national electricity, the state electricity company (PLN) is still deriving more than 70% of its energy sources from coal and oil As per 2018, only up to 8% of on-grid power is generated from renewable energy sources, and this percentage has decreased by half between 2010 and 2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Combining the goals of conservation, tourism and livelihoods in the management of protected areas : case study of the volcanoes national park in northern Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jean De Dieu Ndayisaba; [2020]
    Keywords : protected areas; livelihoods; natural resources management; conservation; decentralization; local community participation; ecotourism; tourism revenue sharing;

    Abstract : The liberal conservation agenda promotes the incorporation of human needs into the management of Protected Areas (PAs). Across the globe, nature-based tourism has been among the suggested tools of promoting sustainable conservation together with development of the local communities living around the PAs. READ MORE