Presentation on theme: "15 The Tibetan communities have a new joint venture company – the only restaurant and souvenir stall complex inside the park. Turnover in 2008 est USD$12million."— Presentation transcript:
15 The Tibetan communities have a new joint venture company – the only restaurant and souvenir stall complex inside the park. Turnover in 2008 est USD$12million. The different restaurants seat 5000 There are 200 souvenir stalls inside the complex 28
Model iv) : the Private Sector operating in a four-way partnership with the community, the public sector and the Third Sector – I/NGOs; Example: EcoLodges Indonesia Graphics courtesy Steve Noakes, Director, Ecolodges Indonesia
Way Kambas Ecolodge: Example of private sector partnership with government, community, and Non Governmental Organizations Model iv)
Erakor Island Resort, Vila, Vanuatu Model v) International Investor-Local Village partnership with multiple dimensions. Income/poverty alleviation from three main sources: : 1. Erakor island Resort, Vila, Vanuatu is leased (50 years) from the Melanesian land-owning community with annual lease fees; 2. Two thirds of staff are from Erakor village 3. Wedding/honeymoon packages are a resort specialization for which the village community provides a Melanesian cultural context: a) The Erakor village pastor who officiates at weddings; b) A pikanini (childrens) choir from Erakor village c) A canoe for transporting the bride to the Island d) Erakor warriors welcome and escort e) a traditional Melanesian feast
Melanesian cultural context: a) A canoe for transporting the bride to the Island b) The pastor who officiates at weddings; c) A pikanini (childrens) choir d) A warriors welcome and escort e) a traditional Melanesian feast Here comes the bride!!!
Pikanini choir, Erakor village, Erakor Island Resort in partnership with the local village community provides a vibrant cultural experience for its guests.
Erakor village warrior escortTraditional Melanesian feast provided by the village community for weddings
Crucially, PPT relies on and must be integrated into, wider tourism systems and the private sector. It is not a stand-alone option. As Ashley et al indicate (2001), when reviewing the results of case studies of PPT financed by the UKs DFID, successful PPT depends on the poor – i) having access to markets (private sector), ii) on the commercial viability of PPT projects, iii) on a policy framework that provides a secure investment climate (including access to land) (government – public sector), and iv) on effective stakeholder co-operation and strategy implementation: public private sector partnerships (Harrison 2008). SUMMARY
The examples that have been presented here share the common factor of being private sector driven but requiring a partnership with the public sector They offer opportunities for poverty alleviation based on economies of scale and supply chain/value chain interventions that demonstrate mutual benefit for i) the private sector (a viable business); ii)the public sector ( achievement of policy) and iii) the poor (better livelihoods). SUMMARY
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