atural resources sector is comprised of various sub-sectors including forestry, fisheries and bee-keeping. The sector is very important in the contribution to social and economic development of the Region. According to the 2002 Population and Housing Census Shinyanga Regional Profile, the sector provides employment to about 8.6 percent of the total labor force in the region.
Apart from economic gains, the sector also plays an important role in the maintenance of climate stability, conservation of water sources, soil fertility, controlling land erosion, and providing source of wood fuel, industrial materials and non wood products such as honey and bee-wax as well as providing habitats for wild animals.
Development and establishment of robust camp sites and hotels, tour operators, cultural exhibition, water sports and associated facilities. The existence of cultural and tourism office in all the Districts is a major incentive for investors.