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Project Development - Engaging women vendors in the tourism value chain in the Pacific
The project aims at designing and mobilizing resources for a large-scale initiative aimed at improving livelihoods by empowering Pacific women to participate in the tourism sector. The goal is to address gender inequality and poverty by fostering employment, alternative livelihood options and income for women in the Pacific region. Integration into regional trade and development of exports will be a key outcome of the project, along with an increased understanding of supply chains, value chains and the international trading system. The project will primarily target cruise ship tourists calling on various ports in Vanuatu and Tonga.
Notes/Key results
The intended Beneficiary Countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number INT/U1/63A
Trade Category Business Support Services and Institutions
Dates 01/08/2011 - 31/05/2012
Reporting Agency International Trade Centre (ITC)
Implementing Agencies / Countries International Trade Centre (ITC)
Oceania unallocated
Multiple Agencies/Bodies
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Oceania unallocated
Invited Countries
Tonga; Vanuatu
E-mail contact / Web Address
itcreg@intracen.org / http://www.intracen.org


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