A service of the Okavango Research Institute (ORI) Library to stakeholders in the management of Botswana's Okavango Delta region.
ORI is a research centre of the University of Botswana.
Monday, December 03, 2012
Toward Africa's Green Future
The decimation of habitats, plants and animals in the wild continues at an unprecedented pace. Given the centrality of natural resources to sustainable economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, conserving this irreplaceable stock of species and ecosystems is of fundamental importance.This report reviews World Bank support to biodiversity conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade (2003-2012), and presents key lessons and directions for the Bank's future biodiversity-related investments.