Thursday, June 16, 2011

Utilising Tourism Potential in Combating the Spread of HIV/AIDS through Poverty Alleviation in Rural Areas of Botswana

The paper analyses the potential of tourism in contributing towards poverty alleviation since it is a viable sector in minimising the spread of HIV/AIDS.The author maintains that tourism has the potential to alleviate poverty among people living in the rural areas of Botswana. It concludes that poverty alleviation is imperative in the fight against HIV/AIDS and tourism being an important economic activity in Botswana, has the potential to alleviate poverty in the country, since it creates employment, earns foreign exchange, attracts foreign investment and contributes to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Full report available here.

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