Please find a great article on Virunga National Park in the Financial Times, dd. 1AUG2014:
FT article 1AUG2014
It is fantastic that the Virunga National Park is open for nature tourism again. It is not just great to share the natural beauty of this magnificent UNESCO world heritage site, but it is also constructive for the region. Nature tourism is one of Virunga’s key business cases.
Another recent article (the Guardian, dd. 28JULY2014) explains how the tourism sector is benefitting neighbouring Rwanda massively:
“How Rwanda’s gorillas are helping to sustain entire communities”
In June 2014, the Bangkok Post reported about about nature tourism in Uganda: “Ugandan gorillas under threat but tourist dollars protect”. Bwindi Impenetrable Park is Virunga’s other next door neighbour and is another home to the world’s last mountain gorillas:
Good news is that Virunga is not only open to visitors, but to investors as well. Next to nature tourism, our key focus sectors/ business cases are:
– Sustainable fisheries
More information will follow.