Nature Reserves and Communities: Table Mountain National Park

Cynthia Dube

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Cynthia Dube is a Lecturer at The Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa. I specialise in Tourism development. My research interest is on nature based tourism. Currently doing a project on the socio-economic impact of the Table Mountain National Park. The main focus is on community beneficiation. Previous studies included INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT PLANNING [IMP] AS A TECHNIQUE FOR STIMULATING COMMUNITY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN KWAZULU-NATAL PROTECTED AREAS.


Nature reserves were created so as to ensure sustainable utilization of natural resources. There is always a tendency to focus more on the natural resource, in such way that local communities are forgotten as custodians and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Cynthia Dube (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

Topic Areas

Topics: Policy and Governance , Topics: Social and Environmental Dimensions of Tourism , Topics: Protected Area Tourism


OS-G2 » Parks: Communities and Livelihoods (14:30 - Tuesday, 4th October, Nettuno Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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