Position and Affiliation: Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management, Poznan, POLAND

E-mail: eja@amu.edu.pl

University Academic Merits

1992 MA Socio-economic geography, 2002 PhD in Geography, PhD Thesis on the subject of: Spatial and organizational changes of fruit crop production in Poland in the period 1988-1998

1983 Primary School,
1983-1987 High School,
1987-1992 Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań,
1997-1998 Post Graduated Studies University of Economics in Poznań

Positions held:
Academic at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management, Department of Food Management and Rural Areas.

Wide experience in socio-economic geography, agritourism, spatial management and analysis of real-estate market. Duties have included tuition to students in socio-economic geography, agritourism, rural geography, spatial management. Special training in real estate market, cartography and statistics.


SUBJECT: Ecotourism in Poland

Overview. The aim of the lecture is to define several major tourism-related concepts such as: ecotourism, agritourism, organic-agritourism and debate on how these tourism practices developed in Poland. Based on several case studies, the discussion will highlight specific projects and solutions (e.g. ECEAT Poland, ECOCENTRE ICPPC, the Wąsowo Farm, Polish Ecotourism Certificate, Ecotourism Network "Between Bug and Narew"). The presentation will focus on the next development trends of this type of tourist activity in Poland and in the world.