Okavango: a river supporting its people, environment and economic development
The Okavango basin comprises the Cuito and Cubango active catchment areas in Angola, in addition to the Kavango-Okavango non-active catchment in northern Namibia and Botswana. The Okavango River water and its ecosystem resources are critically important sources of livelihoods for people in the basin. Pressures from livelihoods and development are already impacting on the environment.Keywords: Okavango River, Livelihoods, Economic development, Natural environment, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Geosciences.
Journal of Hydrology