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Attitude of Local Dwellers towards Ecotourism in the Okomu National Park, Edo State Nigeria

Digun-Aweto Oghenetejiri (), Ayodele Ibukun Augustine () and Fawole Ogbanero Pipy ()
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Ayodele Ibukun Augustine: Department of Wildlife and Ecotourism Management, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Fawole Ogbanero Pipy: Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Czech Journal of Tourism, 2015, vol. 4, issue 2, 103-115

Abstract: Ensuring local community support for national parks is viewed as a paramount ingredient for conservation and sustainability. This is advocated for the park to meet its conservation goals. The Okomu National Park (ONP), Edo State, Nigeria, is one of such protected areas of lush green rain forest requiring conservation.

Keywords: Attitude; Okomu National Park; Ecotourism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q26 Q57 Z30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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