Market mamas work together to promote Vanuatu-made productsTourism
Rosalie’s day starts at 4 a.m., kneading coconut cream rolls with her eldest daughter to sell at the local community shop down the road from her house.
Vanuatu, a series of small islands surrounded by clear, blue water in the South Pacific, is a natural tourist attraction – and its economy depends heavily on the sector, which employs 55 percent of Vanuatu’s labor force and represents 65 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP).
Tourism as a way to lift the Pacific out of povertyTourism
Originally published on Thomson Reuters Foundation News
Nepal hosts Asia workshop to help poorest countries make most of world tradeTourism
The Government of Nepal is hosting on 21 June 2010 a three-day workshop, in partnership with UNDP and the Integrated Framework Executive Secretariat in the WTO, which aims to help Asia’s poorest countries benefit more from world trade and help lift more people across the region out of poverty.