Government and Basarwa to agree on CKGR resources

source: Mmegi
EPHRAIM KEORENG
Staff Writer

The Botswana government and Basarwa communities are expected to wrap up negotiations on the use and management of resources in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).

Responding to Mmegi questions regarding a call by Survival International for tourists to boycott Botswana’s tourism, government spokesman Jeff Ramsay said the human rights organisation was just trying to get attention after realising that government and Basarwa are about to resolve the matter amicably.

Survival International yesterday called for tourists to boycott Botswana accusing it (government) of not giving water to Basarwa living in the CKGR. The call coincides with World Tourism Day, September 27, which Botswana is using to promote her ‘cultural diversity and [continue reading]

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