Home >> Pro-poor growth and natural resources – the economic ... >> Economic impacts of Gorilla tourism in Uganda
File type Download Size Language
.jpg .jpg Download 46 kb -
.png .png Download 46 kb -
.pdf .pdf Download 311 kb -
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal

Economic impacts of Gorilla tourism in Uganda

Year: 2006 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Gorilla tourism in Uganda is primarily taking place in the Mgabinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and represents one of the main destinations for wildlife tourism in the country. Estimations of the national and community level economic impacts in Uganda, based on a full capacity of 8760 tourists per year and expenditures of USD 874 were calculated to present the direct impacts, the indirect (secondary support activities) and induced (increased spending among local beneficiaries). Currently only small shares of the impacts are benefiting the communities at the sites.
Views: 1034     Downloads: 374     Rating: 3
Uganda: quantifying the importance of environment and natural resources
Pro-poor growth, absolute and relative definition
Export of fisheries products in Africa
Household income by source, Masvingo province, Zimbabwe
Employment in the travel and tourism industry in Africa
Number of people in the mining sector in selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
Government revenues from diamond exports in Sierra Leone
Contribution of forest to GDP, and ratio of forest exports out of total exports, for selected countries