Getting the Lion's Share from Tourism: Private sector-community partnerships in Namibia - Vol. 1
Vol. 1 Background report and Experience
Partnerships between the private sector and local communities are a growing phenomenon in a number of natural resource sectors worldwide including forestry, agriculture and tourism in response to changes taking place in the market, civil society and environment and development policy - bit nationally and internationally. In Namibia, a national review of natural resource management policies following Independence from South Africa in 1990 has provided the stimulus for the development of tourism partnerships. This report reviews the current experience of private sector-community partnerships in the Namibian tourism industry and provides guidelines for the development of future partnerships.