E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 6, 2023

Assessing the Contribution of Coastal Tourism on Poverty Eradication Among the Youth Communities in Zanzibar: A Case of Nungwi Village in Unguja

Author(s): Mwamvua Mohd Said, Issa Moh'd Hemed


Tourism is among the largest industry in the world in terms of the creation of millions of new jobs and income, plays a significant role in the development of the economy of the rural communities so that it can contribute to poverty eradication. The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of coastal tourism on poverty eradication among youth communities in Zanzibar. It examined the contribution of coastal tourism employment creation, income generation and knowledge and skills. To achieve this, data was collected from a sample of 346 youths from Nungwi villages in Zanzibar. The results indicated that coastal tourism significantly contribute to poverty eradication. The findings contribute to a better understanding of the direct, indirect, and induced effects of the tourism industry to various individuals, groups or families, and communities through employment, obtaining knowledge and skills, and generating income.

Keywords: Coastal Tourism, Employment, Income Generation, Knowledge and Skills, Poverty Eradication

Pages: 846-851

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