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Socio-economic survey of subsistence fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Barbara Ntombi Ngwenya

Socio-economic survey of subsistence fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

by Barbara Ntombi Ngwenya

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Published by Bay Pub. in Gaborone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fish as food -- Botswana -- Okavango Delta,
  • Fisheries -- Botswana -- Okavango Delta,
  • Women fishers -- Botswana -- Okavango Delta

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-50).

    StatementB.N. Ngwenya, K. Mosepele.
    SeriesOkavango report series -- no. 6
    ContributionsMosepele, K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX531 .N49 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23656358M
    ISBN 109991246347
    ISBN 109789991246345
    LC Control Number2009319375

    The Okavango Delta is one of Botswana's leading tourist destination areas, mainly because of the rich wildlife resources it sustains and its scenic beauty. Tourism has stimulated the development of a variety of allied infrastructure and facilities, such as hotels, lodges and camps, airport and airstrips, in the Okavango region. The Okavango Delta is more correctly termed an alluvial fan comprising areas that are permanently, seasonally and occasionally flooded. With sources in the plan alto highlands metres above sea level in Angola, the Okavango Delta is the culmination of a river system that has its catchment areas in Angola, flows through Namibia and then into Botswana where various processes govern the.

    Due to a special mixture of influencing factors and basic conditions, livelihood strategies in the village of Seronga are highly diversified. The remote location of Seronga at the northern edge of the Okavango Delta distances the population from urban centers and modernity. Therefore, agricultural production and livestock keeping remain the main basis of subsistence for the majority of the. University of Botswana (Okavango Research Institute (ORI) P. Bag Maun. Botswana Dr Mike Murray-Hudson University of Botswana (Okavango Research Institute) Maun. Botswana Corresponding author* Abstract The Okavango Delta is a unique inland water system supporting tourism development in Botswana. While the.

    OKAVANGO DELTA BOTSWANA. The Okavango Delta comprises permanent marshlands and seasonally flooded plains in the northwest of Botswana. It is a rare wetland in that it is a major interior delta system that does not flow to the sea and has the unique characteristic of . Okavango Delta & Chobe Botswana Lodge Safari Tour Length — 7 days Priced from pps $ R £ € A$ C$ NZ$ Full pricing info.


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Socio-economic survey of subsistence fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana by Barbara Ntombi Ngwenya Download PDF EPUB FB2

Okavango Report Series No. 6: Ngwenya, B.N. and K. Mosepele () Socio-Economic Survey of Subsistence Fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. 50 pages. Copies of Reports No. 5, 6. OKAVANGO REPORT SERIES NO. 7 SOCIO-ECONOMIC SURVEY OF COMMERCIAL FISHING IN THE OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA By K.

Mosepele and. Okavango delta, Botswana: the case of subsistence fishing G. Mmopelwa, K. Mosepele*, B. Mosepele, N. Moleele and B. Ngwenya Harry Oppenhamer Okavango Resmmh CQnter/Unipersitg of Botswana. Primte Bag. Sexaxa. Maun, Nytswana Abstract The hydrological regime Of the Okavango River Basin is the main driver Of ecological change in the delta.

The. The Okavango Delta is the main source of fishing activity in Botswana (Mosepele, ) and supports a small scale fishery (SSF) that is the source of food (Mosepele, et al., ; Ngwenya and.

The book concludes with information on how best to utilise and conserve the fshes of the delta system and Chobe River. This is the only such guide to fishes of the region and will be invaluable to naturalists, conservationists, as well as the many tourists who visit this spectacular African paradise.

Artisanal fishing and food security in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Socio-economic survey of commercial fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

heritage of the indigenous inhabitants of the Delta and integrating the traditional subsistence uses and access rights into management planning for ecosystem conservation. The Okavango Delta was designated as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention on the basis of six criteria.

The Delta is a unique inland wetland. A questionnaire based survey conducted among subsistence fishers, commercial fishers in four villages and among tourist lodge operators in the Panhandle of the Okavango Delta found that fishing in common grounds was the main source of conflict between commercial and recreational fishing.

The Okavango Delta Management Plan, completed inand the Ngamiland Integrated Land Use Development Plan, finalised inseek to protect the economic and conservation value of the Delta’s natural resources for the country, international community and local residents.

Because the Okavango River rises in the Angolan highlands and flows over 1, miles, passing through Namibia, before entering Botswana and forming the Okavango Delta there exist many threats to the Okavango Delta’s existence.

the Okavango delta. The Okavango delta is one of the areas in Botswana which is rich in wildlife species. About % of the land in the Okavango delta is designated as Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and another % is national parks and game reserves.

Both the WMAs and Botswana’s national parks and game reserves are not fenced. This makes. HIV/AIDS, artisanal fishing and food security in the Okavango Delta, Botswana Article in Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Parts A/B/C 32() December with 37 Reads.

This study was carried out in the Okavango Delta located in north-western Botswana ().The Okavango Delta is a wetland that covers an area of ab km 2 ().It is characterized by large amounts of open water and grasslands which sustain human life, plant.

The EIS eLibrary is a free, online information resource on Namibia. Methodology Data collection methods. Socio-economic data on HIV/AIDS, subsistence fishing, and food security were collected from 21st June to 3rd July from a representative sample of households in 22 fishing villages around the Delta.

TDA Basin Socio-Economic Assessment 2 _____ Okavango River Basin Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis: Socio-Economic Assessment Final report J. Barnes, R. Saraiva, G. Mmopelwa, J. Mbaiwa, L. Magole & D. Wamunyima September The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Grassland) (formerly spelled "Okovango" or "Okovanggo") in Botswana is a swampy inland delta formed where the Okavango River reaches a tectonic trough in the central part of the endorheic basin of the the water reaching the delta is ultimately evaporated and transpired and does not flow into any sea or ocean.

Each year, about 11 cubic. The socio-economic and environmental impacts of tourism development on the Okavango Delta, north-western Botswana. Fishing in the Okavango Delta is done using woven baskets by the Mbukushu or Hambukushu people. Okavango Delta is sometimes called the Okavango Grassland.

The Mbukushu tribe lives along this delta. In this tribe, women go fishing with baskets woven using twigs and sisal. This style of fishing has been passed down from many generations. literature on tourism in the Okavango Delta in Botswana focusing on environmental (Mbaiwa ) and socio-economic impacts (Mbaiwaa,b).

As the rural community in the Okavango Delta shifts its focus from agriculture to tourism, several concerns emerge. A key contention of this paper is that a major challenge facing the Okavango Delta. AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR BOTSWANA Support for Devising of the Aquaculture Development Strategy for Botswana and the development of outlines for the Fisheries Management Plan of the Okavango Delta 6 SOGES Executive summary This report presents an “Aquaculture Development Strategy for Botswana‟ (ADSB).

The project was. Recently published as Number 6 in HOORC's Okavango Report Series is the Socio-economic survey of subsistence fishing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana by HOORC researchers Barbara Ngwenya and Keta Mosepele.

The report argues for development of a national fisheries policy that could support and safeguard traditional basket fishing as an important livelihood activity .Okavango Delta’s panhandle (see Figure 2). The Okavango Delta is the largest fresh water body in Botswana [9] and supports the largest fishery in the country [10].

Furthermore, the panhandle has the highest density of fishers in the Delta [11]. The Delta is possibly an extension of the African Rift Valley system [12], covering an area of.