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RED ROCKS COMMUNITY CONSERVATION CENTERS IN RWANDA

Red Rocks community conservation centers within Rwanda, the center are based in Kinigi, Kigali, Kayonza, Kabaya, and Bulera, we work with the local community to improve their livelihoods using tourism as a tool for sustainable development for both the community and the biodiversity areas through research and projects that implement grassroots conservation of wildlife. KINIGI […]

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More than Gorillas

Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development has always known that there is more to in Rwanda than the gorillas it is famous for, and we wanted to create more reasons for tourists to visit this green land. We involve community engagement as the core of the tourism offer; we discovered interconnectedness and wants to use […]

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digital “igitaramo”

You are invited to an open digital “igitaramo” – which is the Rwandan word for an occasion when people of diverse cultures come together to share their stories. A concept fitting perfect into the idea of OUR FUTURE. The aim with OUR FUTURE is to open up for conversations between communities and destinations around the […]

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INTEGRATING TOURISM, CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Despite spatial importance of national parks and other protected areas and increasing threats posed to nature by different agents, successful conservation still remains inconsistent and, in some instances, controversial. Tourism is a challenging business. The whole of Africa only attracts 5% of global travellers. And the market is quite competitive. Tour operators have to deal […]

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UNWTO AWARD WINNER GREG BAKUNZI CONTINUES TO LEAD SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TOURISM

Early last year the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recognized founder of Red Rocks Cultural Centre http://www.redrocksrwanda.com/ and Red Rocks Initiatives for ustainable Development http://development.www.redrocksinitiative.org/ for his role in pioneering sustainable tourism development in Africa. The award was in recognition of what Greg has been doing to promote tourism, conservation and community development in and around […]

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