An assessment has been undertaken on how to adapt fees tourism fees in game reserves and wildlife management areas in Tanzania, to diversify tourism activities available, and generate more revenue to cover conservation management costs. The study included consultation with Tanzanian stakeholders, field visits to protected areas, and also an online questionnaire for tourism operators. The fees currently charged were also compared with other countries in East and Southern Africa, to see how competitive they are in the region.
This assignment was commissioned by GIZ as part of their “Sustainable Management of Natural Resources” program, which supports the has supported the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT) in the process of developing the Tanzanian Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA).
The draft report is currently being circulated for comment among stakeholders in Tanzania.
For more information contact Dr Anna Spenceley.