Tag Archives: rural communities

Former President of the African Development Bank Babacar Ndiaye to lead Investment Day at this year’s AgriBusiness Forum.

African expert calls on everyone involved in agriculture to step up to the fore for the sake of the entire continent’s development and in the fight against poverty. 12th November 2012, Brussels, Belgium With the AgriBusiness Forum 2012 just around the corner, Babacar Ndiaye, former President of the African Development Bank and founder of the […]

IST Research Deploys Crowdsourcing Technology to Colombia & Zambia

Engaging Populations Utilizing Indigenous Communications Technology   Fredericksburg, VA, November, 2012 –(PR.com)– IST Research has developed novel approaches to collecting highly structured data from indigenous populations in the most austere locations around the globe. The IST Research Data Collection Environment includes new technology development and social engineering efforts necessary to effectively engage populations in information […]

The role of tourism employment in poverty reduction and community perceptions of conservation and tourism in southern Africa

  Journal of Sustainable Tourism Volume 20, Issue 3, 2012 Special Issue: Tourism and Poverty Reduction: theory and practice in less economically developed countries By Susan Lynne Snyman Abstract High-end ecotourism operations in African protected areas often claim to share the benefits of ecotourism with surrounding rural communities through employment as well as “trickle down” […]