UNDP Project to Promote Eco-Tourism & Camping Village in Pakistan
Pakistan tourism industry has gone through a sharp decline due to security issues, especialy in those areas which were the tourist hub of the country which caused high unemployment rate across the province particularly un case of youth.
UNDP is supporting the Department of Toursim, Culture, Architecture & Youth Affairs, Sports, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in setting up 'camping villages' in theatrical locations across province, it is an unusual idea to foster tourism in Pakistan. In addtion to provide eco-friendly tourism, the project will open new avenues for promotion of the eco-tourism and camping villages. This project intends to introduce products which are eco-friendly "green wood". Blend of recycled materials, the use of green wood to make these "green structures" for the camping villages that will ensure low carbon footing and contribute to the project's aim of promoting eco-friendliness.