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Title: The impact of environmental degradation on tourism resources. a case study of mt.elgon national park
Authors: Killa, Grace
Keywords: environmental degradation
Tourism resources
mt.elgon national park
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: The study was conducted in Mt. Elgon National park in eastern Uganda in Mbale district, with the main purpose of investigating the impact of environmental degradation on tourism resources. The study aimed at achieving the following objectives To identify the tourism resources at Mt. Elgon National Park. To identify the environmentally degraded resources in Mt. Elgon National Park. To find out the impacts of environmental degradation in Mt. Elgon National Park Tourism resources. To establish the possible solutions to rehabilitate environmental degradation. The procedures used during data collection include: primary data collection instruments; questionnaires, interviews, and secondary library research on relevant materials. Data was analyzed by the use of descriptive method. The findings were presented in its tables and chats and discussed using the analysis method used. The major findings of the study are that environmental degradation had negative and positive impact on the tourist resources in• Mt. Elgon National Park. The findings of the study also revealed that Mt. Elgon national park is a typical government organization which has been managed upon by the government to effectively provide services for the people and employees. It was recommended that there should be attempts to sensitize people on the• dangers of environmental degradation and the positive impacts of maintaining the natural vegetation and its habitants.
Description: Research dissertation submitted to the College of Economics and Management in partial fulfillment for the award of a Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management

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