News WTO Commission for Africa: Seminar on Sustainable Tourism Development and Poverty Alleviation, Cotonou, Benin 19 - 21 May 2004

Source Ian Salter

The Objectives of this Seminar are to identify the special potential provided by tourism and the different ways it can impact on poverty. Based on the latest WTO publication on "Tourism and Poverty Alleviation, Recommendations for Action",practical approaches to spread tourism's benefits in poor communities will be presented and discussed, and recommendations will be made for the different stakeholders involved to take action. More information on the seminar, as well as the participation form, can be found here: