Monday, June 05, 2006

Fires and forests in Caprivi

Caprivi Strip, Zambezi and Okavango Delta from NASA’s Visible Earth

Fires in Namibia’s Caprivi Strip are in the news reported by, as well as the launch of community forests in Kavango region. Community forest agreements to establish eight community forests of Bukalo, Masida and Lubuta in Caprivi region, M'kata in West Tsumkwe, Mbeyo, Ncamagoro, Ncaute and Ncumcara in Kavango region have been gazetted, giving communities legal ownership of the forest resources in these areas. In HOORC's Library, you can find People managing forests : the links between human well-being and sustainability from the World Resources Institute.

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