Pro-Poor local economic development in South Africa: The role of pro-poor tourism

@article{Rogerson2006ProPoorLE,
  title={Pro-Poor local economic development in South Africa: The role of pro-poor tourism},
  author={C. Rogerson},
  journal={Local Environment},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={37 - 60}
}
  • C. Rogerson
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Local Environment
This paper describes features of the emerging nexus in South Africa between tourism, poverty alleviation and local economic development (LED) interventions. The South African experience of evolving a strong pro-poor focus in LED planning is distinctive in the international context of writings on LED. Pro-poor LED is increasingly the outcome of the application of measures and programmes that are linked to the approach of pro-poor tourism in both rural and urban areas of South Africa. Two studies… Expand
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