In Tam My Tay commune
Online via Zoom
Register (online/offline) here: Seminar_registrationform
before 17:00 October 12, 2022
A seminar on "Experience sharing and orientation of sustainable community-based tourism development in Tam My Tay commune, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province" is hosted by the GreenViet in collaboration with Quang Nam Provincial Forest Protection Department, Quang Nam Tourism Association, CAB Hoian and the Goethe-Institut in Vietnam within the framework of the project Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Development in Tam My Tay commune, Quang Nam.
This aims at sharing experiences in community-based tourism development from national and international experts, consulting tourism management agencies, and local community representatives for a relevant direction on sustainable community-based tourism development in Tam My Tay, Nui Thanh, Quang Nam.
The seminar consists of two main discussion topics
1) Orientation for sustainable community-based tourism development and management in association with the protection of natural resources in Tam My Tay
2) Involvement of stakeholders in the decision-making process and development of the community-based tourism model in Tam My Tay.
The seminar provides an overview of the project, the potential of developing a sustainable community-based tourism model in Tam My Tay, and offers an open space for different stakeholders to share experiences and critical perspectives on this. Participating at the seminar are experts with international experiences: Dr. Stefen Ziegler from the World Wide Fund for Nature in Germany, Mr. Nguyen Dinh Phuoc from the World Wide Fund for Nature in Vietnam; Mr. Douglas Hainsworth from the Swiss Sustainable Tourism Program (SSTP) in Vietnam, Prof. TS. Nicole Häusler from the German University of Sustainable Development, Ms. Nguyen Lam Giang from the Center for Rural Economy Development (CRED), Dr. Chu Manh Trinh from Cu Lao Cham Conservation Area, representatives of Travellife, representatives from the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Quang Nam province, HHDL Quang Nam, ... and especially, representatives of households in Tam My Tay commune, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam Province.
About the project:
Project "Sustainable Community-Based Tourism development in Tam My Tay commune" supported by the Goethe-Institut in Vietnam
through the GreenViet
is approved by Quang Nam Department of Planning and Investment at Decision No. 200/QD-SKHDT, dated July 29, 2022. The main objective of the project is to contribute to conservation of Gray-shanked douc populations, development of livelihoods and rational use of resources resources through the model of community-based tourism in Tam My Tay commune.
The project is implemented by the GreenViet in collaboration with Quang Nam Provincial Forest Protection Department, Quang Nam Tourism Association, CAB Hoian and the Goethe-Institut in Vietnam, supported by EU National Institutes for Culture EUNIC and the Goethe-Institut in Vietnam.
Informationen zu den Referenten
Mr. Douglas Hainsworth
is a well-known sustainable tourism expert with a passion to think and collaborate across disciplines. His broad academic background features a BA in Geography, an MA in Community and Regional Planning (Tourism Development), and Degrees in both Tourism Marketing and Tourism/Hospitality Management. Douglas has worked in the hospitality and travel private sector as well as guiding sustainable tourism initiatives with the development and public sectors. With long-time engagement in SE Asia that covers 25 years in Vietnam, Douglas has a wide breath of experiences and insights to share. Currently Douglas is the International Team Leader of the Swiss Sustainable Tourism Program Vietnam.
Dr. Stefan Ziegler
studied Biology and Environmental Sciences in Germany and England. He has a PhD in Biology from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. Between 1995 and 2004 he worked for the German Development Service and international organizations in Guinea (Conakry) and Vietnam. In 2004, he joined WWF Germany as conservation advisor and is currently responsible for the nature conservation program in the countries of the Mekong countries. He has several projects in Asia that pursue a wide variety of global biodiversity issues – defaunation of tropical rainforests, eco-tourism and working with communities, and the impact of diseases on wildlife and humans.
Prof.Dr. Chu Manh Trinh
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of conservation and community tourism, Dr. Chu Manh Trinh has contributed to the successful development of community-based tourism models such as the management of the nipa palm forest in Cam Thanh commune (Hoi An, Quang Nam province), the model "Say no to plastic bags and plastic waste" at Cu Lao Cham (Hoi An, Quang Nam) and many other community projects. In addition, he has supported many students in the summer course - Hoa Bac green basin (Da Nang) in cultural conservation and environment protection, through learning tourism, community-based experiential tourism... and building and guiding people in Bau Ca Cai and Ca Ning nipa palm forest (Binh Son district, Quang Ngai) to develop sustainable community-based tourism.
Le Quoc Viet
Member of the Executive Board of Quang Nam Tourism Association
Chairman of Quang Nam Destination Club preserving indigenous values
Founder of Tan Thanh Fishing Village Tourism Community, Hoi An
CEO of Santa Vietnam. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of hospitality and tourism. With the desire to contribute more to the development of community-based tourism, he has connected and worked with partners in Vietnam as well as other ASEAN countries, especially in the field of tourism and cultural preservation.
Nguyen Lam Giang
Director of Center for Rural Economic Development (CRED) with 25 years of experience in development in Vietnam, including 10 years of experience in private sector development and trade promotion; with value chain development programs, especially in the areas of supporting and promoting sustainable Agro-Forestry value chains and community-based/responsible tourism.