Okavango facts

The inundated area of the Okavango Delta fluctuates between 6,000 to 8,000 square kilometres during the dry season, swelling to up to 15,850 square km during the flood.

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Past Events

Events which have already happened.
International Conference on Fresh Water Governance for Sustainable Development from Nov 05, 2012 08:10 to Nov 07, 2012 05:10 Central Drakensburg (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa,
The International Conference on Fresh Water Governance for Sustainable Development, on 5th - 7th November, 2012 at the Champagne Sports Resort, Central Drakensburg (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa.
13th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium from Oct 30, 2012 07:25 to Nov 02, 2012 07:25 Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa,
The 13th WaterNet / WARFSA / GWP-SA symposium will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 31 October to 2 November 2012.
15th International Riversymposium from Oct 08, 2012 08:00 to Oct 12, 2012 05:35 Melbourne, Australia,
15th International Riversymposium, Melbourne, Australia, 8-12 October 2012.
Fourth IASTED African Conference on Water Resource Management from Sep 03, 2012 08:45 to Sep 05, 2012 06:45 Gaborone, Botswana,
The Fourth IASTED African Conference on Water Resource Management - Africa WRM 2012 - Science and Technology - A Platform for Sustainable Development will be held September 3 – 5, 2012 in Gaborone, Botswana.
2012 World Water Week from Aug 26, 2012 08:00 to Aug 31, 2012 04:55 Stockholm,
The Stockholm World Water Week for 2012 is taking place on 26-31 August 2012.
SADC Regional Consultative Workshop : Delivering Capacity across the Region’s Water Sectors from Jun 13, 2012 08:25 to Jun 14, 2012 05:25 Gaborone, Botswana,
A workshop hosted by the University of Botswana on behalf of the NEPAD Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence, in Gaborone, Botswana, 13-14 June 2012.
5th SADC RBO Workshop from Jun 04, 2012 09:55 to Jun 08, 2012 09:55
The 5th SADC River Basin Organisation Workshop, WRTC and WSRG meetings are takiong place in Harare, Zimbabwe the week of June 4th to 8th, 2012.
18th OKACOM Meeting from May 28, 2012 08:25 to May 31, 2012 06:25 Angola,
The 18th ordinary meeting of the Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM), May 28th to 31st, 2012, in Angola.
4th African Water Week from May 14, 2012 08:00 to May 18, 2012 05:00 Cairo, Egypt,
Africa Water Week 2012, 14-18 May 2012, Cairo, Egypt.
Regional Conference for Okavango Delta Nomination Project Stakeholders May 16, 2012 03:55 Maun, Botswana,
Regional Conference for Okavango Delta World Heritage Site Nomination Project Stakeholders, Maun Lodge, Maun, Botswana, 16 May 2012.
Botswana Ministers Meet to Discuss Cubango-Okavango River Basin Strategic Action Programme Apr 24, 2012 from 08:30 to 10:50 Gaborone, Botswana,
Minsters and senior officials from the Government of Botswana met on April 24th, 2012 to be briefed about the proposal to endorse OKACOM's Strategic Action Programme for the Cubango-Okavango river basin.
Extraordinary OBSC Meeting from Mar 27, 2012 08:00 to Mar 29, 2012 05:00 Windhoek, Namibia,
Extraordinary meeting of the Okavango Basin Steering Committee (OBSC), Windhoek, Namibia, March 27th to 29th, 2012.
Sixth World Water Forum from Mar 12, 2012 08:00 to Mar 17, 2012 05:00 Marseille, France,
The 6th World Water Forum will be held in the Parc Chanot - Palais des Congrès et des Expositions de Marseille, France from 12th to 17th March 2012.
3rd GEOSS African Water Cycle Symposium from Feb 27, 2012 12:00 to Feb 29, 2012 05:00 Libreville, Gabon,
The 3rd GEOSS African Water Cycle Symposium, Libreville, Gabon, on February 27th to 29th, 2012, organized by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).
GEO-UNESCO Joint Workshop on Earth Observation and Capacity Development for IWRM at River Basins in Africa from Jan 12, 2012 08:00 to Jan 16, 2012 05:50 Nairobi, Kenya,
Originally planned for September 2011, this meeting has been rescheduled for the week of January 12th, 2012. It will be held in Nairobi, Kenya.
23rd OBSC Meeting from Nov 22, 2011 10:00 to Nov 24, 2011 08:00 Windhoek, Namibia,
The 23rd Okavango Basin Steering Committee (OBSC) Ordinary Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, November 23rd to 25th, 2011.
1st International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations from Oct 26, 2011 08:00 to Oct 28, 2011 06:00 Bangkok, Thailand,
The 1st International Environment Forum for basin organizations will create a platform for basin organizations from all around the globe to work together towards strengthening the governance and management of transboundary basins through the adequate consideration and integration of environmental aspects. The Conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 26 to 28 October 2011.
Second National Conference on Science and Technology, Angola from Oct 19, 2011 08:35 to Oct 20, 2011 06:35
Second National Conference on Science and Technolgy, Angola, sponsored by Angola Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Technology, with the theme: The Paths of Science, Ecosytems and Technologies, 19 – 20 October 2011, ENAD, Luanda, Angola
6th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference from Oct 17, 2011 08:30 to Oct 20, 2011 06:00 Dubrovnik, Croatia,
The 6th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference, hosted by the Government of Croatia, will take place in Dubrovnik from 17-20 October, 2011.
The Future Okavango Project General Meeting 2011 from Oct 10, 2011 05:55 to Oct 13, 2011 05:55 Maun. Botswana,
The Future Okavango Project General Meeting 2011 : Incorporating Stakeholder Involvement and Consolidating Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Planning the Interim Evaluation Report, Maun Lodge, Maun, Botswana, 10-13 October 2011.
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