SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH ECOTOURISM: A REVIEW ANALYSIS.
Surjeet Kumar, Dr. Nitin Vyas
Reseach Fellow , Himacha Pradesh UNiversity
Through boosting local community participation in ecotourism management and planning, ecotourism plays a key role in the socio-economic empowerment of local communities. The existing research literature reveals many characteristics that can help to maximise socio-economic advancement while also protecting the environment. The goals of this study were to understand, on the basis of past studies on ecotourism, how ecotourism contributes to the socioeconomic development of local communities. The study has depicted the issues that locals will encounter as a result of ecotourism development in their area. On the basis of previous studies on ecotourism, the current research proposes several development strategies for overcoming the obstacles.
Keywords: Ecotourism, Community Participation, Socio-Economic Development, Development strategies.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Socio-Economic and Environmental Outlook(SEEO)
Published on : 2022-03-05