Toolkit guides African governments to capitalise on surge in nature tourism to drive economies and fund conservation Nature-based tourism growing worldwide: Africa uniquely poised to benefit Multiple increase in earnings possible in 10 years Private-sector investment eases burden on strained national budgets VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe – National parks and other state-owned conservation areas could significantly […]
Tourism drives 8.5% of Africa’s economy, and supports 24m jobs. By 2030, visitors could more than double, to 134m people. The global tourism industry accounts for one in ten jobs and 10.4% of GDP or $8.8 trillion annually. It accounted for one of every five new jobs created over the last five years, globally. […]
More than half of Africa’s remaining 415,000 elephants live in the landscape where the borders of five southern African countries meet. Space for Giants is there, working in the field and the courtroom to combat the illegal wildlife trade.