Wednesday, November 17, 2010

ORI Professor gains recognition at International Conference

Professor Joseph Mbaiwa has just won second place in the best paper award at the International Conference on Global Sustainable Tourism currently being held in Nelspruit, South Africa. The paper that won him the award is entitled "Existing and potential impacts of policy changes on CBNRM in the Okavango Delta, Botswana“. This is a highly prestegious award in the global tourism arena as competitors came from all over including countries with leading tourism scholars such as USA, Australia, UK, Germany, Kenya, RSA & others. Prof Mbaiwa was handed the award by the Executive Mayor of Mbombela local Municipality Cllr L L Chiwayo in a glistering event attended by over 200 delegates. Congratulations Prof Mbaiwa!

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