Wetland management planning: Okavango Delta (Botswana)

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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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    Finlayson, C. (2018). Wetland management planning: Okavango Delta (Botswana). In M. C. Finlayson, M. Everard, K. Irvine, R. J. McInnes, B. A. Middleton, A. A. van Dam, & N. C. Davidson (Eds.), The wetland book I: Structure and function, management and methods (Vol. 1, pp. 1951-1955). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9659-3_279