The Impact Of Environmental Degradation On Tourism Resources. A Case Study Of Mt.Elgon National Park

ABSTRACT

The study was conducted in Mt. Elgon National park in eastern Uganda in Mbale district, with the main purpose of investigating the impact of enviromnental degradation on tourism resources. The study aimed at achieving the following objectives To identify the tourism resources at Mt. Elgon National Park. To identify the enviromnentally degraded resources in Mt. Elgon National Park. To find out the impacts of enviromnental degradation in Mt. Elgon National Park Tourism resources. To establish the possible solutions to rehabilitate enviromnental degradation. The procedures used during data collection include: primary data collection instrnments; questionnaires, interviews, and secondary library research on relevant materials. Data was analyzed by the use of descriptive method. The findings where presented in its tables and chaiis and discussed using the analysis method used. The major findings of the study are that enviromnental degradation had negative and positive impact on the tourist resources in· Mt. Elgon National Park. The findings of the study also revealed that Mt. Elgon national park is a typical government organization which has been managed upon by the government to effectively provide services for the people and employees. It was recommended that there should be attempts to sensitize people on the· dangers of enviromnental degradation and the positive impacts of maintaining the natural vegetation and its habitants.

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APA

, K (2021). The Impact Of Environmental Degradation On Tourism Resources. A Case Study Of Mt.Elgon National Park. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-degradation-on-tourism-resources-a-case-study-of-mt-elgon-national-park

MLA 8th

, KILLAGRACE "The Impact Of Environmental Degradation On Tourism Resources. A Case Study Of Mt.Elgon National Park" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-degradation-on-tourism-resources-a-case-study-of-mt-elgon-national-park. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

, KILLAGRACE . "The Impact Of Environmental Degradation On Tourism Resources. A Case Study Of Mt.Elgon National Park". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 17 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-degradation-on-tourism-resources-a-case-study-of-mt-elgon-national-park >.

Chicago

, KILLAGRACE . "The Impact Of Environmental Degradation On Tourism Resources. A Case Study Of Mt.Elgon National Park" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 17, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-environmental-degradation-on-tourism-resources-a-case-study-of-mt-elgon-national-park