Kenya	  Summer	  Ins-tute	  	       July	  23	  -­‐	  August	  17,	  2012	  
Kenya	  Summer	  Ins-tute	  	                    Nairobi	  2012	  •  "Sustainable	  Tourism	  in	  Africa:	  A	  Pathway	 ...
Instructors	  •  Dr.	  William	  Bertrand	  •  Dr.	  Elke	  de	  Buhr	  •  Dr.	  Dauphine	  Sloan	                        ...
An	  Introduc-on	  to	  Nairobi,	  	               Kenya	  
Course	  #1:	  Sustainable	  Tourism	  in	  Africa:	        A	  Pathway	  to	  Development?	  •  IntroducJon	  to	  applie...
Course	  #2:	  Fleeing	  from	  Famine	  –	  The	   Management	  of	  Forced	  Migra-on	  •  Examines	  migraJon,	  includ...
Field	  Research	  •  Course	  #1:	  Sustainable	  Tourism	      –  Students	  will	  carry	  out	  needs	  assessment	  e...
Local	  Partners	  •  AMREF	  (African	  Medical	  and	  Research	     FoundaJon)	  •  Daystar	  University	  
Field	  	  Trips	  
Lake	  Navaisha,	  Great	  RiO	  Valley	  56	  miles	  	  NW	  of	  Nairobi	  AlJtude:	  6,200	  f	  Area:	  54	  sq	  mil...
Crescent	  	  Island	    Hell’s	  Gate	                         Crater	  Lake	  Elsamere	  Conserva-on	  Center	  
hjp://www.ndemiplace.com/index.htm	     Course	  Logis-cs	   •  Teaching:	       –  Lectures,	  incl.	  guest	  speakers	 ...
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Payson Center Summer Institutes in Nairobi, Kenya

  1. 1. Kenya  Summer  Ins-tute     July  23  -­‐  August  17,  2012  
  2. 2. Kenya  Summer  Ins-tute     Nairobi  2012  •  "Sustainable  Tourism  in  Africa:  A  Pathway  to   Development?"   –  Dates:  23  July  to  3  August,  2012    •  "Fleeing  from  Famine  –  The  Management   of  Forced  MigraJon"   –  Dates:  6  August  to  17  August,  2012    
  3. 3. Instructors  •  Dr.  William  Bertrand  •  Dr.  Elke  de  Buhr  •  Dr.  Dauphine  Sloan   Bill’s  house  
  4. 4. An  Introduc-on  to  Nairobi,     Kenya  
  5. 5. Course  #1:  Sustainable  Tourism  in  Africa:   A  Pathway  to  Development?  •  IntroducJon  to  applied  field  and  operaJons  research  in   the  African  context  •  Focus  on  sustainable  development  from  an  eco-­‐  and  edu-­‐ tourism  perspecJve,  using  the  Kenyan  tourist  sector  as   an  example    •  Field  trips  include  visits  to  UN  Agencies  (including  UNEP),   and  internaJonal  and  local  NGOs  working  in  sustainable   development  in  Kenya  •  Visits  to  eco-­‐tourism  sites  such  as   Nairobi  NaJonal  Park,  the  Langata   Giraffe  Centre  operated  by  the   African  Fund  for  Endangered   Wildlife  (AFEW),  and  Lake  Naivasha    
  6. 6. Course  #2:  Fleeing  from  Famine  –  The   Management  of  Forced  Migra-on  •  Examines  migraJon,  including  forced  migraJon,  in  Kenya   and  the  broader  East  African  region  •  Kenya  is  hosJng  more  than  350,000  refugees,  many  of   them  originaJng  from  Somalia  and  the  country  remains  a   hub  for  both  human  trafficking  and  smuggling  (IOM)    •  Urban  refugees  in  Nairobi  include  Somali,  Sudanese  and   Ethiopian  populaJons  •  Field  visits:  InternaJonal   organizaJons  (including  IOM)   and  local  and  internaJonal   NGOs  involved  in  supporJng   migrants  in  Kenya   Dadaab  refugee  camp  
  7. 7. Field  Research  •  Course  #1:  Sustainable  Tourism   –  Students  will  carry  out  needs  assessment  examining  a  research   problem  in  the  area  of  sustainable  tourism   –  Based  on  the  collected  data,  the  students  will  propose  a   development  strategy  and  implementaJon  framework  using  the   logical  framework  approach  •  Course  #2:  Forced  Migra-on   –  Based  on  materials  developed  by  the  Sphere  Project  (minimum   standards  in  core  areas  of  humanitarian  assistance),    students   will  work  in  groups  on  case  studies  looking  at  the  management   of  urban  refugees  in  Nairobi  and/or  the  management  of   refugees  in  Kenya’s  border  areas   –  This  pracJcal  exercise  will  involve  the  collecJon  of  interview  and   other  field  data    
  8. 8. Local  Partners  •  AMREF  (African  Medical  and  Research   FoundaJon)  •  Daystar  University  
  9. 9. Field    Trips  
  10. 10. Lake  Navaisha,  Great  RiO  Valley  56  miles    NW  of  Nairobi  AlJtude:  6,200  f  Area:  54  sq  miles  Average  Depth:  20  f  
  11. 11. Crescent    Island   Hell’s  Gate   Crater  Lake  Elsamere  Conserva-on  Center  
  12. 12. hjp://www.ndemiplace.com/index.htm   Course  Logis-cs   •  Teaching:   –  Lectures,  incl.  guest  speakers  (mostly  in  the  mornings)     –  Site  visits/field  trips,  and  group  work  (mostly   afernoons,  someJmes  all  day)   •  Housing  and  Meals:     –  Shared  rooms  (2  students  per  room)   –  Included  meals:  Breakfast,  lunch,  and  two  coffee   breaks  hjp://www.fisheagleinn.com/  
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