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Tourism as a rural economic development tool

an exploration of the literature

by Martha Frederick

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism,
  • Bibliography,
  • Rural development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartha Frederick
    SeriesBibliographies and literature of agriculture -- no. 122
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25660013M
    OCLC/WorldCa27018619

    USDA’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) provides much-needed infrastructure or infrastructure improvements to rural communities. These include water and waste treatment, electric power and telecommunications services. All of these services help to expand economic opportunities and improve the quality of life for rural residents. Looking beyond the tourism intensive areas of the Alps, there exist many other beautiful peripheral mountain regions that face depopulation and economic utions like the World Tourism Organisation as well as scientists have argued for decades that rural tourism can incite economic development in mountain regions, as it creates jobs and diversifies agriculturally dominated.

    We promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions and community-managed lending pools. We offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations.   (). Rural tourism as a factor in rural community economic development for economies in transition. Journal of Sustainable Tourism: Vol. 2, Rural Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development, pp.

    outlines principles to guide tourism development and to serve as a frame of refere n-ce for the different stakeholders in the tourism sector, with the objective of minimi-zing the negative impact of tourism on environment and on cultural heritage while maximizing the benefits of tourism in promoting sustainable development and. The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG), the German International cooperation (GIZ) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), following the overall goals of projects: ” Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe: Rural perspectives: qualification, reintegration and (self) .


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