From Myth to Reality: The Experience of Sustainable Tourism in The Vale Encantado Community in Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Barros, Otávio Alves; Melo, Maria Emília;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Institut Veolia Environnement
  • Journal: issn: 1867-139X, eissn: 1867-8521
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Unidades de Conservação | Community Development | Turismo sustentável | Social Cuisine | Gastronomie Sociale | Desenvolvimento Comunitário | H | Tourisme durable | Sustainable tourism | Turismo sostenible | Gastronomía Social | Tijuca Forest | Desarrollo Comunitario | Zone protégée | Forêt de Tijuca | Floresta da Tijuca | Social Sciences | Conservation Units | Développement Communautaire | Unidades de Conservación

Considered one of the largest urban forests in the world and the third largest in Brazil, the Tijuca Forest, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, faces the great challenge of living harmoniously and sustainably with the 46 slums located around it. One of these communities, Va... View more
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