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Ecotourism Ideals, Contradictory Actors Practices and Environmental Conservation in Kenya's Tourism Destinations
(Scientific & Academic Publishing., 2013)
Kenya adopted ecotourism in the 1990s as a strategy to address environmental and local development problems facing many of her tourism destinations. After two decades, most of the problems that ecotourism sought to address ...
Drought Related Impacts on Local People’s Socioeconomic Life and Biodiversity Conservation at Kuku Group Ranch, Southern Kenya
(International Journal of Ecosystem, 2012)
The 2009 drought invokes painful memories to pastoralists and conservationists living and working in southern Kenya. The livestock economy predominant in the region was severely affected and wildlife was lost in large ...
Eco-certification and Insertion of Socioeconomic and Cultural Best Practices in Ecotourism Operations in Kenya
(International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2013-03)
The eco - rating scheme, a certification initiative for the tourism sector has existed in Kenya since the year 2003 when eco - labels were awarded to the first five tourism accommodation facilities. Since then, interest ...