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Toolkit on poverty reduction and tourism
|Thematic Area||Social dialogue, Employment creation, MSE development, Rural Development, Tourism, Value Chain|
|Author of the LED Knowledge resource (not the person who is uploading it)||ILO|
|Place of publication||Geneva|
|Date of publication||2011|
|Abstract (short description of the LED knowledge resource)||The theme of this toolkit is the ways in which tourism can be a driver of poverty reduction. Local/rural communities and small enterprises are the primary target group. The toolkit is organized around five modular chapters. 1. The tourism industry and poverty reduction – general overview 2. Human resources, decent work and social dialogue 3. Promotion and marketing in tourism 4. Tourism market 5. Tourism business|
|Body (detailed description of the LED knowledge resource)||
The importance of tourism for job creation and poverty reduction in rural areas of developing and least developed countries (LDCs) should not be underestimated. Tourism is increasingly recognized as a major source of economic growth, especially in poor countries.
|Keywords (Keywords are the indicators for tag clouds)||Entreprise, poverty alleviation, Rural Development, Social Dialogue, sustainable development, Value Chain|
|ISBN||ISBN 978-92-2-125707-3 (print) - ISBN 978-92-2-125|
|Submitted by||Carlien van Empel|
|Update by||Antoine Masquelin on 28 July, 2014|
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