The book has relevance to
academics, scholars, administrators, policy experts, anthropologists,
sociologists, development scientists, environmentalists as well as anyone
interested in the welfare of communities residing in the vicinity of a Protected
Area. It stands out as a work that will stand the test of time and should be an
asset that many would like to keep.
Dr. Abhik Ghosh
is an excellent compilation of the outcome of the intense research work
undertaken in the emerging field of Community Based Ecotourism Management at
The UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Great Himalayan National Park and it will
certainly be useful to provide necessary information, future research, road map
and guidelines for all the stakeholders for effective planning and
implementation of sustainable ecotourism.
Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun
Great Himalayan National Park
Dr. Suman Bhanoo is currently
teaching in Delhi University’s Dyal Singh College. Under ICSSR Doctoral
Fellowship, she obtained her Ph.D degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh.
She has published research articles, book chapters and worked on various projects
dealing with the participatory research. Her research interests are community
participation in biodiversity conservation and role of gender in environment