Developing Hiking Trails within Economic Recession

The Tools for Success

How to develop trails during an economic crisis.


Presenter: Fivos Tsaravopoulous, Founder, Paths of Greece

Within an economic crisis, people tend to think that developing hiking trails is a luxurious need, and thus, not a priority. This is the case in Greece at the moment, after 4 years of continuous recession. This presentation will demonstrate that by using the appropriate tools and approach, the economic crisis can be used as an advantage rather than a constraint for the development of hiking trails. These tools are easy to implement and to adjust to any environment.

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