UNIDO Web-raising Workshop, Watamu, Kenya

 

Simon Milne has recently facilitated a workshop in the coastal resort area of Watamu, Kenya. The three day UNIDO funded gathering ran from March 25-27 and was focused on raising the ability of the internet to enhance the links between tourism and sustainable community economic development. Participants at the workshop included local community representatives, NGOs, private and public sector representatives and also UNIDO representatives.

Further information and resources from the workshop can be found on the NZTRI website (www.nztri.org) and the UNIDO website (www.unido.org/).

 

Simon Milne has recently facilitated a workshop in the coastal resort area of Watamu, Kenya. The three day UNIDO funded gathering ran from March 25-27 and was focused on raising the ability of the internet to enhance the links between tourism and sustainable community economic development. Participants at the workshop included local community representatives, NGOs, private and public sector representatives and also UNIDO representatives.

PDF files are provided here from the UNIDO funded work shop on Tourism, ICT and Community Development conducted by Simon Milne on March 25-27, 2013 at the Turtle Bay Resort, Watamu, Kenya.

Day 1 Part 1 (Introduction to touism, ICT and community development) ,Day 1 part 3 (Global cases) ; and both parts from Day 2 (Part 1: Webraising examples and way forward); Part 2 (how to guide for wiki and other tools) are available to all with an interest in tourism, ICT and community development to view.

The resources for Day 1 Part 2 (web-audits for Watamu, Kenya and Kribi, Cameroon) are available only to the workshop participants at present and can be obtained from the UNIDO offices in Nairobi (contact Geoffrey Omedo, Knowledge Management and Communication Officer - g.omedo@unido.org), for a more general discussion of what web audits entail please contact Carolyn Deuchar (carolyn.deuchar@aut.ac.nz) or Simon Milne (simon.milne@aut.ac.nz).

 

NZTRI will be providing ongoing research and development support for the people of Watamu, Kenya and will focus on the cost effective transfer of knowledge and skills to local stakeholders.

 

        

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