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China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)

The objective of the Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China is to assist Guizhou province in increasing economic benefits to local communities through increased tourism and better protection of cultural and natural heritages. There are four components to this project. The first component of the project is ethnic minority cultural heritage protection will increase employment and incomes of residents of selected minority villages and ancient towns in Qiandongnan and Qianxinan prefectures and improve their basic living conditions, with special attention to the protection of their cultural heritage. The second component of the project, natural heritage and scenic site protection and development, will carry out physical investments to improve infrastructure and tourism facilities in: (a) guanling national geo-park in Anshun Municipality; (b) Dingxiao national geo-park in Qianxinan prefecture; and (c) Wanfenglin National Scenic Park in Qianxinan prefecture. The third component of the project, tourism gateway town facilities development, will consist of the following: a) construction of tourist information centers in selected counties in Qiandongnan prefecture and provision of goods, technical assistance and training to strengthen institutional capacity, at the county level, for the promotion of tourism; and b) construction of the Guizhou cultural and natural heritage protection and development center in Guiyang, which will carry out research on natural heritage and tangible and intangible cultural heritage; and host performances and lectures. The fourth and the final component of the project, strengthening of institutional capacity and capability building and project implementation support, will consist of the following: i) strengthening of institutional capacity and capability: ii) strengthening of capacity and capability in the tourism sector; and iii) reviewing and updating of the Guizhou Tourism Development Master Plan to align its strategies to current circumstances, including improved access of tourism sites to highways; and development of design guidelines for the conservation of traditional buildings and traditional environments in minority villages.


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    China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project

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China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.