|Ecotourism and other Services Derived from Forests in the Asia- Pacific Region: Outlook to 2010. (FAO - Forestry, 1997)|
|INFORMATION NOTE ON ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTRY SECTOR OUTLOOK STUDY|
|A NOTE ON LANGUAGE|
|2. SERVICES PROVIDED BY FORESTS|
|2.1 Categories Of Services|
|Scenic and landscape services and values|
|The relative importance of the various services|
|2.2 Relationship Between Services of Forests and Forest Production|
|2.3 Institutional and Policy Environment|
|2.4 Issues In Maintenance of Services of Forests|
|2.5 Summary of Issues Related to Services Provided by Forests|
|3.1 Ecotourism, Definitions, Concepts and Visitor Types|
|3.2 Actors in the Ecotourism System|
|3.3 Overview of Tourism and Ecotourism in the Asia-Pacific Region|
|Tourism in the Region|
|Future Growth in Tourism in the Region|
|Ecotourism in the Region|
|Past and Future Ecotourism Growth in the Region|
|3.4 The Dimensions of Ecotourism|
|4. OUTLOOK: ISSUES, TRENDS, IMPLICATIONS, AND OPTIONS|
|4.1 Preserving Services Derived from the Forest: Protected Area and Social Forestry Approaches|
|Protected areas and their management|
|Movements towards a community/social forestry approach|
|4.2 Need for Increased Research and Utilization of Results|
|4.3 Importance of Social Issues in Management|
|4.4 Continued Funding Difficulties in Natural Areas|
|4.5 Ecotourism Management: Low Level of Funding and Reliance on Simplistic Strategies Like Carrying Capacity|
|4.6 Growth in International and Domestic Visitation|
|4.7 Change in the Visitor Market|
|4.8 Continued or Increased Competition, Particularly for International Visitors|
|4.9 Importance of Interpretation|
|4.10 Importance of Partnerships Among Ecotourism Actors|
|4.11 Greater Private Sector Roles in Management of Natural Areas|
|4.12 Pressure to Use Natural Areas for Activities that are Not Nature-Dependent|
|4.13 Professionalization of Operators and Desire to Exclude Those Not Meeting Professional Criteria|
|4.14 Tendency for Dominance by Larger Operators and Those Located in Regional or National Centres|
|4.15 Summary of Issues, Trends, Implications, and Options|
|ANNEX - COUNTRY ECOTOURISM NOTES|
|COUNTRY NOTE: AUSTRALIA|
|COUNTRY NOTE: CHINA|
|COUNTRY NOTE: INDIA|
|COUNTRY NOTE: INDONESIA|
|COUNTRY NOTE: MALAYSIA|
|COUNTRY NOTE: NEPAL|
|COUNTRY NOTE: POHNPEI|
|COUNTRY NOTE: THAILAND|
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