Pro Poor Tourism

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Ethiopia
In Makeda’s Footsteps:
Towards a Strategy for Pro-Poor Tourism Development
Prepared for the Government of Ethiopia by The World Bank

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Africa Private Sector Development June 2006

Report No. 38420 -ET

Ethiopia: Towards a Strategy for Pro-Poor Tourism Development Prepared for the Government of Ethiopia by the World Bank

June 30, 2006 Private Sector Development Country Department for Ethiopia Africa Region

Document of the World Bank

GOVERNMENT FISCAL YEAR: July 8-July 7 CURRENCY EQUIVALENTS Currency Unit = Birr (ETB) US$1.00 = ETB 8.7 Weights and Measures Metric System

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
ADB ATLAS CTTI ETC ETTE GOE GNP IT ICOMOS LIL MSME MDG MCT NTC PRS PRSP PNTC ST-EP SSA UNWTO UNWTO UNESCAP UNWTO Asian Development Bank Association of Tourism and Leisure Education Catering and Tourism Training Institute Ethiopian Tourism Commission Ethiopian Tourist Trading Enterprise Government of Ethiopia Gross National Product Independent Traveler International Council on Monuments and Sites Learning and Innovation Loan Means medium, small and micro enterprises Millennium Development Goals Ministry of Culture and Tourism National Tourism Council Poverty Reduction Strategy Poverty Strategy Reduction Papers Provisional National Tourism Council Sustainable Tourism Eliminating Poverty Sub-Saharan Africa region United Nations World Tourism Organization UN World Tourism Organization United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific United Nations World Tourism Organization

Regional Vice President: Country Director: Sector Manager: Task Team Leader: Lead Author:

Gobind T. Nankani Ishac Diwan Demba Ba Magdi M. Amin Shaun Mann i

TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ............................................................................ i TABLE OF CONTENTS.................................................................................................... ii LIST OF BOX, FIGURES AND TABLES ....................................................................... iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS............................................................................................... vi EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ................................................................................................ 8 CHAPTER 1 .................................................................................................................... 10 Why Tourism? ................................................................................................................... 10 Context.......................................................................................................................... 10 Tourism can be used to preserve Ethiopia’s cultural and historic wealth..................... 11 Tourism can be utilized for poverty reduction.............................................................. 14 Tourism is an opportunity to revitalize Ethiopia’s image............................................. 16 Tourism has been successful in Ethiopia before........................................................... 16 CHAPTER 2 .................................................................................................................... 18 Towards a Strategy: Approach and Methodology ............................................................ 18 Reconciling public and private interests ....................................................................... 18 Key tools of tourism strategy........................................................................................ 19 Methodology ................................................................................................................. 21 CHAPTER 3 .................................................................................................................... 24 Current Economic...
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