Research and Documentation
By creating a knowledge base HASP aims to highlight specific social issues affecting the porter community and sustainable adventure tourism in Pakistan through:
Research in the disciplines of human rights, health and safety and international best practices in the adventure tourism industry.
Surveys on socio-economic challenges faced by porter and mountain communities.
Situation briefs for trekking and climbing parties arriving in the area.
Production of short social documentaries on the area and issues.
Key Research Advisors
HASP program staff consults extensively through interviews with the local climbing community to produce a grassroots knowledge base on sustainable tourism and porter welfare in Gilgit-Baltistan. Some of our key local advisers on issues and solutions have included:
We contribute to the "Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions - Sources and Solutions" as a case study. UNEP, GRID-Arendal and ISWA. Nairobi, Arendal and Vienna. Please click here for the full-report.
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