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Conference: 6th Asian Rural Tourism Festival
Transboundary Landscape Programme
Kakarbhitta, Jhapa, Nepal
09 February 2020 to
12 February 2020
Anu Kumari Lama
ICIMOD’s Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI) has been promoting homestay development in the KL through various long- and short-term ecotourism development initiatives within its partner countries: Bhutan, India, and Nepal. The Asian Rural Tourism Festival is one such important event that KLCDI has been supporting to promote sustainable ecotourism.
Against this background, KLCDI – in partnership with the Government of Nepal, Nepal Tourism Board, and Green Generation – will be organizing the Homestay Congress 2020 on 9–12 February 2020, as a part of the 6th Asian Rural Tourism Festival from 9 to 13 February 2020. Homestay Congress will be the flagship event aimed at regional homestay development in the KL.
Side event at the regional conference on Himalaya matters in a changing world (9-11 December, 2019)