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Kgathi, D.L, Mmopelwa, G. and Mosepele, K. 2003. Assessing natural resources scarcity in the Okavango Delta: Case studies of key resources. Unpublished Report, Harry Oppenheimer Okavango Research Centre, Maun


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Assessing natural resources scarcity in the Okavango Delta.

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The paper makes an assessment of the scarcity of the following key natural resources in the Okavango Delta: arable land, basket-making resources, fish stocks, and river reeds. It uses socio-economic indicators to assess the scarcity of natural resources and then suggests how these could be monitored from time to time. Scarcity is discussed in a broader context that incorporates an analysis of its underlying causes. The study is mainly based on secondary sources and data from on-going studies at the Harry Oppenheimer Okavango Research Centre.

Year: 2003

Type: Report

Origin: Bibliography compiled for Okavango River: The flow of a lifeline.

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