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It’s been more than two decades since Rwanda experienced a horrific genocide that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. Today, Rwanda looks towards a peaceful, hopeful future, with an ambitious goal to reach middle-income status by the year 2020. Called Vision 2020, nature plays a huge part in achieving this goal.
In particular, national parks — drivers of an important tourist industry — could help protect wild nature and better provide income for Rwandan residents.
Read more about the SNAPP working group’s research into making national parks and the natural capital that they provide to Rwandans a key component of Rwanda’s prosperous, peaceful future.