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Zambia Launches New Tourism Policy Soon: A Destination on the Rise

Zambia Launches New Tourism Policy Soon: A Destination on the Rise

October 14th, 2015 Last week, Zambia’s Ministry of Tourism and Arts unveiled its new national Tourism Policy. The Policy provides a strategic framework for the sustainable development of tourism in Zambia. It also specifies roles for a cross-section of public and private sector stakeholders. And most importantly, the Policy positions the tourism sector as one […]

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Tourism failed to contribute to Zambia’s Economy, says President Sata

Tourism failed to contribute to Zambia’s Economy, says President Sata

Last month, Opposition Leader Michael Sata was elected as Zambia’s next President. This past Friday, he opened Parliament and presented his Government’s plans and platforms. The Tourism Department has moved from the Ministry of Tourism, Environment, and Natural Resources (MTENR) and is now merged with the new Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. President Sata highlighted […]

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Namibia Policy Puts Former Poachers in Charge of Wildlife

Namibia Policy Puts Former Poachers in Charge of Wildlife

National Public Radio reported this morning on the proactive results of programs in Namibia, in which “the fate of wildlife is now in the hands of farmers who once poached them.” NPR described it as a “radical program…[that] is  though the U.S. government said to the people who live around Yellowstone National Park, “You know what? […]

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