Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2000
This description of Roland Martins's work was prepared when Roland Martins was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
In Goa, an international tourist hotspot, Roland Martins is training small service providers in the tourism industry to organize trade associations to ensure that tourism revenues filter back into the local economy. He is also forging alliances among small service providers, the middle classes of Goa, and local governments to spur a citizens' movement that will promote responsible tourism.
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