False promise or false premise? Using tourism revenue sharing to promote conservation and poverty reduction in Uganda

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David Mwesigye Tumusiime; Paul Vedeld;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Conservation & Society (issn: 0972-4923)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0972-4923.92189
  • Subject: tourism revenue sharing | benefit sharing | gorilla trekking | ecotourism | park outreach | protected areas | poverty and conservation | Bwindi | Uganda | Ecology | QH540-549.5

Tourism and the sharing of the associated revenues with local people have been increasingly fronted as key instruments for maintaining protected areas (PAs) globally. This paper focuses on a tourism revenue sharing scheme employed in Uganda′s Bwindi Impenetrable Nationa... View more
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