Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Regional Science Service Centre (RSSC): National Technical stakeholders workshop

Yesterday HOORC opened the first day of the three day workshop of the RSSC National stakeholders workshop at Maun Lodge. Participants were drawn from various institutes and universities in Germany, various government departments, HOORC and the public. The objectives of the workshop were namely: to improve the common understanding of RSSC, to guide and consolidate Botswana's position on RSSC research in climate change and land use and to come up with suggestions on the institutional structure framework. Presentations done were by Prof. Norbert Jurgens, who talked about RSSC activities in Namibia, Angola and Zambia , water resource issues in Botswana by Professor Masamba, land use management and governance from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks and agriculture development from the Ministry of Agriculture.

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