Theme: Food Security and Standards
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
Mekong Inclusive Growth and Innovation Programme (MIGIP)  focuses on enterprise development in the agriculture and tourism sectors. Cambodia’s agriculture sector which is a major employer and livelihood option for the majority of the poor, is one of the key engines for economic growth and poverty reduction in the country. MIGIP recognises the critical role that […]
Posted Date : 1st March, 2021
In Kinigi , near the volcanoes national park and in Kigali, we established art galleries as a place for promoting the cultural heritage of Rwanda and disseminate information about the conservation of the great apes found within the great lakes region. The project is aimed at encouraging the local community to tell and sell the […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
Behind every place lie stories, gastronomic traditions, artisanal flavors, and time-honored practices, preserved by women and men whose identities and cultures have been constructed over centuries. Every gastronomic tradition can become a unique tourism experience. Slow Food Travel offers a new model for tourism, made up of meetings and exchanges with farmers, cheesemakers, herders, butchers, […]
Posted Date : 2nd November, 2020
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 […]
Posted Date : 28th October, 2020
Experiences made during the current pandemic and how the hospitality industry can get out of this in a more strengthened way – depending on the individual speaker, sustainability is an important part of individual presentations and discussions. This virtual conference brings together experts and interested audience from Asia and around the world. The event is […]
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
2020 marks the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’, a theme shared with this year’s World Tourism Day. The sustainability of tourism in rural areas will only be successful if a comprehensive, inclusive planning strategy is adopted and implemented based on a multi-action and multi-stakeholder participatory approach. UNWTO used the occasion of World Tourism Day […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
As part of the Geneva Trade Week 2020 and coinciding with the World Tourism Day 2020, there will be a special session on Gastronomy and Tourism in Supply Chains on 30th September 2020 at 9.00 am. Register and join via WebEx HERE Prior to the travel disruptions of Covid-19, economies all over the world were […]
Posted Date : 22nd May, 2020
This is not the first time this has happened—since time immemorial, tourism has been affected due to communicable diseases. No pandemic or plague or natural disaster has affected tourism like Black Plagues of the 14th century, or even 1918’s Spanish Flu, which killed tens of millions of people worldwide and ruined economies including tourism sector. […]
Posted Date : 18th May, 2020
As the Coronavirus pandemic maintains its stranglehold on the global economy, efforts to contain it have caused tourism businesses to curb operations, unemployment to rise, and schools to close.The virus is ravaging individuals, families and communities, casting new social and economic challenges at them.For communities like those dwelling around the Virunga Massif, our program area, […]
Posted Date : 13th May, 2020
As the Coronavirus sweeps through the world, efforts to contain it have caused tourism businesses to curb operations, unemployment to rise, and schools to close. The virus is ravaging individuals, families and communities, casting new social and economic challenges at them. Our primary focus is the safety of our local community, all national parks were […]