Botswana Water Quality and Health: This multidisciplinary project is focused on investigating the coupled human and ecological drivers influencing water quality and the health of both human and animal populations in the Chobe River Region of Botswana.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
(left) Large scale export of dried and salted fish from the Chobe river- Increasingly large commercial exports of fish are being taken from the Chobe river on the Namibian side. These exports are being directed to central Africa. It unlikely that such off take is sustainable in the long-term and presents a threat to local communities dependent on fish for local market income and household food security. Improved management of water resources is essential to rural livelihoods.