Wetland management planning: Okavango Delta (Botswana)

Colin Finlayson

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    Abstract

    The Okavango Delta Management Plan was developed by the Botswana Department of Environmental Affairs in cooperation with a large number of stakeholders and partners. The department is responsible for the overall coordination of environmental activities in Botswana. It also coordinates environmental research, undertakes environmental education, and ensures implementation of environmental impact assessments, among many other duties. The management plan provides a framework for cooperative management of a diverse and highly important wetland complex. It addresses the role of local communities in management processes and recognises the multiple values and benefits that acrue.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe wetland book I
    Subtitle of host publicationStructure and function, management and methods
    EditorsMax C. Finlayson, Mark Everard, Kenneth Irvine, Robert J. McInnes, Beth A. Middleton, Anne A. van Dam, Nick C. Davidson
    Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
    PublisherSpringer
    Chapter266
    Pages1951-1955
    Number of pages5
    Volume1
    ISBN (Electronic)9789048196593
    ISBN (Print)9789048134939, 9789400714717
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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