2021: Peer-reviewed technical report: Snyman, S., Nelson, F., Vorhies, F. & Sumba, D. (2021). Roadmap for Africa’s Wildlife Economy. African Leadership University, School of Wildlife Conservation, Kigali, Rwanda.
2021: Current Conservation
Snyman, S. (2022). Unlocking the potential of Africa’s wildlife economy to drive conservation. Current Conservation, 15.3.
2021: Peer-reviewed technical report: Snyman, S., Sumba, D., Vorhies, F., Gitari, E., Enders, C., Ahenkan, A., Pambo, A.F.K., & Bengone, N. (2021). State of the Wildlife Economy in Africa. African Leadership University, School of Wildlife Conservation, Kigali, Rwanda.
2021: Peer-reviewed book chapter: Snyman, S. (in progress). The COVID-19 pandemic and nature-based tourism in southern Africa. In Stone, L., et al. (in Progress)Protected Areas and Tourism in Southern Africa: Conservation Goals and Community Livelihoods”, Routledge.
2021: Peer-reviewed book: Living on the Edge: Benefit-sharing from Protected Area Tourism, edited by S. Snyman & K. Bricker, Routledge
2020: BIOPAMA Closing the Gap: sustainable financing in eastern and southern Africa report: concept development and reviewer
2019: BIOPAMA Eastern and Southern Africa State of Protected and Conserved Areas (SoPACA) report 2020: co-lead and author
2019: Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Snyman, S. (2019). African tourism industry employees: expenditure patterns and comparisons with other community members, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 27:6,788-804, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2017.1408634
2019: Journal of Sustainable Tourism special issue: Living on the Edge: Benefit-sharing from tourism and protected areas (guest editor of the special issue)
Snyman, S. & Bricker, K.S. (2016). Living on the edge: benefit-sharing from protected area tourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24:10, 1480-1481, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2016.1212528
2019: Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism
Spenceley, A., Snyman, S. & Eagles, P. (2019). A decision framework on the choice of management models for park and protected area tourism services, vol 26, 72-80: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2019.03.004
2019: Peer-reviewed Book: Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa
Snyman, S. & Spenceley, A., CABI Publishers, Oxford
2019: Peer-reviewed book case study:
Snyman, S. (2019). Case study on Wilderness Safaris: Innovations consistent with CSR 2.0. In Lund-Durlacher, D., Dinica, V., Reiser, D. & Fifka, M.S. (2019). Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility in Tourism, pp 319-326, Springer.
2018: Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Spenceley, A., Snyman, S. & Rylance, A. (2018). Revenue sharing from tourism in terrestrial African protected areas. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. Special issue: Living on the edge: Benefit-sharing from tourism and protected areas, publication in 2018.
2017: Editorial for special issue of Tourism and Hospitality Research: Sustainable and inspirational: A decade of progress in protected area tourism. Special issue can be found here.
Spenceley, A. & Snyman, S. (2017). Protected area tourism: Progress, innovation and sustainability.
2017: Tourism and Hospitality Research: Special issue on Sustainable and inspirational: A decade of progress in protected area tourism
Spenceley A. & Snyman, S. (2017). Can a wildlife tourism company influence conservation and the development of tourism in a specific destination? DOI: 10.1177/1467358416634158
2017: Tourism Review International
Rylance, A., Snyman, S. & Spenceley, A. (2017). The contribution of tourism revenue to financing protected area management in southern Africa, Tourism Review International, Vol. 21.
2016: University of Cape Town: Research & Innovation 2015-16: Article based on my research: Southern African tourism: the ‘multiplier’ effect. Download research report here. Article is on page 51.
2016: Journal of Ecotourism
Snyman, S. (2016). The role of private sector ecotourism in local socio-economic development in southern Africa, DOI:10.1080/14724049.2016.1226318
2016: IUCN Supplementary Best Practice Guidelines for communities engaging in tourism and protected areas
Snyman, S. (Lead Editor) – in progress
2016: Book Chapter in Tourism and poverty reduction: Principles and impacts in developing countries.
Snyman, S. (2016). The role of tourism employment in poverty reduction and community perceptions of conservation and tourism in southern Africa. In Spenceley, A. & Meyer, D. (2016). Tourism and poverty reduction: Principles and impacts in developing countries. Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138936089
2016: Three case study examples in Novelli, M. (2015). Tourism and Development in Subsaharan Africa. Routledge, Abingdon.
2015: Book Chapter – Reframing Sustainable Tourism
Snyman, S. (2015). Strategic community participation in sustainable tourism. In McCool, S. & Bosak, K. (eds.), Reframing sustainable tourism. Springerlink, 65-80. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-7209-9. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789401772082
2014: IUCN WCPA Best Practice Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism
Contributing author to two chapters: Positive impacts of tourism and building capacity, as well case study contributions
2014: UNDP Tourism Concession Guidelines
Contributed case studies on private sector engagement with rural communities. Download the guidelines here.
2014: Journal of Ecotourism
Snyman, S. (2014). Partnership between a private sector ecotourism operator and a local community in the Okavango Delta, Botswana: The case of the Okavango Community Trust and Wilderness Safaris, 13(2-3), 110-127. DOI:10.1080/14724049.2014.980744
2014: Koedoe: Special issue on Tourism and protected areas: A growing nexus of challenge and opportunity
Snyman, S. (2014). Assessment of the main factors impacting community member’s attitudes towards tourism and protected areas in six southern African countries. Koedoe., 56(2). DOI:10.4102/koedoe.v56i2.1139. Download the article here.
2014: Tourism and Hospitality Research: Special issue on African tourism in global society: central or periphery
Snyman, S. (2014). The impact of ecotourism employment on rural household incomes and social welfare in six southern African countries, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 14 (1-2, 37-52).
2014: Cape Argus (local South African newspaper):
Article on Ecotourism efforts needed to provide more than jobs. Published on 7th November 2014, page 11.
2013: Development Southern Africa
Snyman, S. (2013). Household spending patterns and flow of ecotourism income into communities around Liwonde National Park, Malawi, Development Southern Africa, 30(4&5), 640-658.
2013: African Development Report 2012 – Towards Green Growth in Africa.
Contributing author for Chapter Four: Optimal Management of Natural Capital in Africa, section on Sustainable Tourism. Download the report here.
2012: Africa Insight Journal
Snyman, S. & Spenceley, A. (2012). Key sustainable tourism mechanisms for poverty reduction and local socio-economic development in Africa, Africa Insight, 42(2), 76-93.
2012: Tourism Management Perspectives
Snyman, S. (2012). Ecotourism joint ventures between the private sector and communities: An updated analysis of the Torra Conservancy and Damaraland Camp, Namibia, Tourism Management Perspectives, Vol 4, 127-135.
2012: Journal of Sustainable Tourism (JoST) Special edition on Tourism and Poverty Reduction.
Snyman, S. (2012). The role of tourism employment in poverty reduction and community perceptions of conservation and tourism in southern Africa, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 20(3), pp.395-416.
2012: Peer-reviewed Book Chapter
Spenceley, A. & Snyman, S. (2012). High-end ecotourism’s role in assisting rural communities in reaching the Millennium Development Goals, in Bricker, K., Black, R. & Cottrell, S. (eds), Sustainable Tourism & the Millennium Development Goals: Effecting Positive Change, 2012, Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC, 89-106.
2012: IUCN Parks Journal: Special edition on Tourism and the Targets of CBD 2012
Snyman, S. (2012), The impact of land management systems on community attitudes towards tourism and conservation in six southern African countries, Parks, 18.2, 20-31. Download the article here.
2011: Publication in The Environment magazine, Autumn 2011 Issue 6, of an article entitled: Where does the ecotourism dollar go?
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