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Tourism in Wildlife Areas:Debating Practice and Policy
August 04, 2012 to August 04, 2012

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Tourism in Wildlife Areas Debating Practice and Policy

Organised by EQUATIONS

4th August 2012

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

The Students Conference on Conservation Science is being held between August 2 – 4, 2012 at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The Conference on  aims to facilitate interaction, exchange of research ideas and methods, building contacts and building capacity of young researchers in all aspects of conversation science. (http://www.sccs-bng.org).

EQUATIONS is organising workshop which will run in parallel with other workshops during the Conference, titled “Tourism in Wildlife Areas: Debating Practice and Policy” on August 4, 2012.

The objective of the workshop is:
  • To assess the practice of ecotourism in India in the context of policy from the perspective of different stakeholders
  • To review ecotourism policy and highlight spaces for future intervention.
Keywords: Ecotourism, Ecotourism Policy, Ecotourism Practice, Tourism Impacts, Tourism, India, EQUATIONS

For further information, contact:
  • Swathi Seshadri: +919448474911

Programme Schedule:

Time   
Topic Speaker
13:30-13:35 Introduction  to the Panel (theme and objectives) andspeakers  
13:35–14:00
Ecotourism: Trends, Practices    and Critique of Policy Swathi Seshadri, EQUATIONS
14:00–14:25 Jungle Lodges and Resorts: Perspectives and Challenges of Ecotourism Anur Reddy, Jungle Lodges and Resorts
14:25–14:50 Tourism and Conservation: Experiences from Ladakh  Jigmet Dadul, Snow Leopard Conservancy
14:50 15:15 Ecotourism policy in India: Opportunities and Challenges B.K. Singh, Karnataka Forest Departmen
15:15 16:00  Discussion  

Session moderated by Aditi Chanchani, EQUATIONS