Strengthening tourism-poverty linkages

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One of the central issues in pro-poor tourism is the strengthening of intersectoral and local linkages. This is an issue of critical importance for tourism and poverty debates in the Global South. The chapter addresses the debates around the challenges of developing and enhancing tourism-poverty linkages. The linkages between tourism and agriculture are analyzed to highlight the significance of necessary interventions by national and local governments to enhance the prospects for pro-poor impacts.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourism
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781118474648
ISBN (Print)9781118474488
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Agriculture
  • Backward linkages
  • Global South
  • Government
  • Leakages
  • Local economic development
  • Poverty, pro-poor tourism
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (all)
  • General Business,Management and Accounting


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