With Botswana and its neighbours facing water and energy shortages, the iddue of sustainable resources becomes increasingly critical. Botswana joins its neighbours in making the best use of the region's rivers.
Flying through Botswana's clear, blue skies, passengers can look down on long stretches of dry bush, etched into light sand where, in the rainy season, streams and rivers briefly transform the land green.
In Southern Africa, the surface water found in rivers, streams and lakes is not just scenic part of the landscape, but a sign of wellbeing.
The water bodies have sustained traditional livelihoods, such as crop farming and livestock rearing, for centuries.
This is an article written by Monica Morrison and for more about this read in the latest Peolwane.