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Pro-Poor Tourism Strategies: Making Tourism Work For The Poor. A review of experience.

  title={Pro-Poor Tourism Strategies: Making Tourism Work For The Poor. A review of experience.},
  author={Caroline Ashley and Dilys Roe and Harold Goodwin},
Acknowledgements This study would not have been possible without the assistance of a number of key individuals. Jacqueline Saunders, formerly of IIED, provided invaluable research assistance throughout the compilation of this synthesis volume. Andrea Steel and Alex Wyles at ODI provided support throughout the project including editing, layout and administration. Xavier Catarrinich worked at ODI for six months as an intern from Aalborg University, Denmark, and the University of Alberta, Canada… Expand

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