CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TRAINING AND INTERNSHIP ON COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM
SUS-TOUR program is looking for university students to undertake a mentorship training on using SUS-TOUR Community Based Organizations DIY Toolkits on the 4thof November 2017 and thereafter undertake an internship at select CBTOs from 13th November to 13th December 2017.
SUS-TOUR is a Switch Africa Green project implemented in Kenya jointly by Ecotourism Kenya (EK), Federation of Community Tourism Organizations (FECTO) and Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Germany with funding from The EU through UNDP, UNOPS, and UNEP. The project's objective is the promotion of sustainable tourism in Kenya, focusing on CBTEs in Kenya to foster improvement in rural livelihoods and conservation of culture and the natural environment. This is being done through promoting customer-oriented innovation and improving market access for community-based tourism (CBT).
The training targets 50 students, who will be inducted on a DIY toolkit for mentoring CBTOs to access markets. The 50 students from Kenyan Universities will be competitively selected for the training. Thereafter 5 students among the 50 will be identified to mentor select CBTOs using the toolkit as an internship. However, all trained students are expected to use the training to support a CBTO.
- The student must be undertaking an undergraduate degree in tourism and in their 3rd or 4th Year at the time of applying.
- Student should be available from 4th of November 2017 to 18th December 2017.
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for information on how to apply. The deadline is 2nd of November 2017.