By Goth Mohamed Goth
The Ministry of Sports , Tourism and Youth Affairs representatives and other stakeholders were invited to witness the launch of Somaliland Tourism feasibility study report from representatives of Dunira Strategy sustainable tourism consultants which, in conjunction with local partners Horn Heritage, had been awarded a Comic Relief Common Ground Initiative Research, Consultation and Planning Grant for the research during in a simply event held in Hargeisa.
Dunira had been awarded a Comic Relief grant in conjunction with Horn Heritage to explore existing opportunities with the aim of developing cultural and heritage tourism in Somaliland, as a driver of social and economic development.
The grant is funding a feasibility study determining the development potential of cultural and heritage tourism in Somaliland.
Dunira always aims to align local needs and capabilities with the international community’s expectations and market desire. Such an approach is imperative to ensure the genuine sustainable development of destinations.
The specific focus for the project is the cultural and natural heritage tourism potential in the corridor between the port city of Berbera and Hargeisa the capital city , which includes the famous rock art site and ancient marvel of Las Geel.