Tourism

May 13, 2020 - Brendan Vickers, Salamat Ali, Deanna Ramsay

COVID-19 hitting tourism hard: What does this mean for the world’s poorest countries?

Examining the potential impact of tourism disruption in LDCs; developing policy recommendations to limit the damage, initiate recovery and build resilience

April 29, 2020 - Dale Honeck, Kim Kampel

West Africa's (eco)tourism initiative: Last chance to protect African biodiversity

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s travel impacts, West Africa’s objectives remain valid

October 08, 2019 - Dale Honeck, Susan Snyman, Paulin Zambelongo

How can we protect African biodiversity via LDC ecotourism?

Solutions, pitfalls and priorities to stimulate ecotourism, preserve wildlife and develop, sustainably

November 22, 2018 - Dale Honeck, Frank Van Rompaey, Hang T.T. Tran

Can LDCs leverage tourism for manufacturing?

To transform LDCs, turning tourism into new kinds of growth

March 20, 2018 - Simon Hess, Deanna Ramsay

In Vanuatu, ‘market mamas’ are taking care of business

Women entrepreneurs are helping to restore island nation’s economy after the ravages of Cyclone Pam

December 13, 2017 -

Market mamas work together to promote Vanuatu-made products

Rosalie’s day starts at 4 a.m., kneading coconut cream rolls with her eldest daughter to sell at the local community shop down the road from her house.

December 08, 2017 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Rebuilding Vanuatu

Vanuatu, a series of small islands surrounded by clear, blue water in the South Pacific, is a natural tourist attraction – and its economy depends heavily on the sector, which employs 55 percent of Vanuatu’s labor force and represents 65 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP).

November 11, 2017 - Ratnakar Adhikari, Joe Natuman

Tourism as a way to lift the Pacific out of poverty

Originally published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News

November 17, 2015 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Trade and services, rehabilitation and promoting cultural heritages

Contributing to the reconstruction of communities after a natural disaster