Okavango


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Okavango and Okavango Delta:

see CubangoCubango
, Kuvango
, or Okavango
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, rising in the highlands of central Angola, W central Africa, and flowing southeast, across the Caprivi Strip, Namibia, to the Okavango Delta, N Botswana.
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, river.

Okavango

, Okovango
a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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Meanwhile, early this year, the farmers committee from Okavango presented their concerns pertaining to farming to the Ngamiland District leadership.
Social and environmental scientists explore partnerships and power games in natural resources management in southern Africa's Okavango Delta.
Located in the northwest of Botswana, the Okavango Delta has drawn thousands of tour- ists to one of the world's largest inland deltas.
While known for its beauty, the Okavango Delta is also home to vulnerable species including cheetahs, white and black rhinoceros and lions.
The Cubang/Okavango River is also a vital resource in terms of the envisaged Upper Okavango Food Security project which is listed as cross border project between Angola and Namibia under the SADC Water Infrastructure Development Master Plan.
6% of them reside in Ngamiland District (1) where the Okavango Delta (Figure 1), which is an entirely rural area, is situated (CSO, 2011).
Botswana's Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama, who heads the country's delegation at the 38th session of World Heritage Committee (WHC) being held in Doha, thanked the Chair, HE Sheikha al Mayassa bint Hamad al Thani, for inclusion of Okavango Delta as 1,000th inscription in the coveted list.
Meanwhile, in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, Joy looks into the anatomy of semi-wild elephants and sets up night-vision cameras in the hope of capturing a look at the birth of a baby elephant.
In his teens, he worked as a professional crocodile hunter in the Okavango, before returning to Rhodesia and joining the fledgling National Parks department as a junior ranger in 1957 at the age of 21.
A in the Besides, as guests at Sanctuary Baines' Camp in Botswana's wildlife-rich Okavango Delta, we're hardly roughing it: sleeping under the stars on the deck of a luxury lodge is just one of the many intimate safari experiences at which this hotel excels.
The Okavango Delta is one of the world's best known conservation areas.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- Botswana's Okavango Delta and the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans are two ends of a 360-mile round trip zebra migration, the second longest on Earth.