Vanuatu, 30 Jun 2015 -- FAO is assisting the Government of Vanuatu and the land owners and communities of South Pentecost with the establishment of a Community Conservation Area.
South Pentecost is internationally known for its unique cultural activity – the famous land-dive, which is said to be the forerunner to bungy jumping. The land dive is a unique selling point to attract tourists. However, the commercialization of land diving has led to debates around the cultural activity losing its authenticity.
A strategy for the development of eco-tourism has been proposed after a [more...]