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Ecotourism

Mohammad Baydoun

ISBN 10: 3846587419 / ISBN 13: 9783846587416
Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 148 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.3in.The aim of this book is to prove that ecotourism is an economically viable option for the development of rural sites. Ecotourism builds on local socio-economic dynamics and has minimal impact on the environment. The application of ecotourism as a sustainable development option for rural sites was tested in Kaa Al Rim, which is a village in mountain of Sannine. A mega-scale development project called Sannine Zenith of Lebanon is proposed for Sannine Area and promoted as sustainable despite its incompatibility with principles of sustainability. Kaa Al Rim was chosen to become the eco-farm village, which constitutes phase one of the project. Ecotourism is a holistic approach that is based on principles like community participation, building on existing local economies and protection of existing local ecosystem. These principles were the bases for the framework used to study the potentials and challenges of the application of ecotourism in Kaa Al Rim. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783846587416

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Title: Ecotourism

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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The aim of this book is to prove that ecotourism is an economically viable option for the development of rural sites. Ecotourism builds on local socio-economic dynamics and has minimal impact on the environment. The application of ecotourism as a sustainable development option for rural sites was tested in Kaa Al Rim, which is a village in mountain of Sannine. A mega-scale development project called Sannine Zenith of Lebanon is proposed for Sannine Area and promoted as sustainable despite its incompatibility with principles of sustainability. Kaa Al Rim was chosen to become the eco-farm village, which constitutes phase one of the project. Ecotourism is a holistic approach that is based on principles like community participation, building on existing local economies and protection of existing local ecosystem. These principles were the bases for the framework used to study the potentials and challenges of the application of ecotourism in Kaa Al Rim.

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Dr. Mohammad Baydoun is a project manager in Millennium Development. He holds a bachelor degree in architecture, a masters degree in urban design, an executive MBA and a Doctorate of Business Administration. He won many professional and academic awards and authored a number of publications on large scale development projects.

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