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More than 150,000 islands dot the Delta, varying in area from several metres to more than 10 km.

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Mr. Richard Upingasana

Namibian member Biodiversity Task Force; Chief Fisheries Inspector in Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.

Namibian  member Biodiversity Task Force; Chief Fisheries Inspector in Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.Mr. Richard K. Upingasana is employed by the Namibian Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources as Chief Fisheries Inspector, he has held this position since 2009. He is based in Rundu on the Cubango river.

Richard has been serving OKACOM on the Biodiversity Task Force (BTF) since2011. He would like to see harmonization of international law on shared resources soon. He says OKACOM is the ‘common voice of proper management for the shared water and river resources. Better managed resource utilization will be of benefit to present and future generations.’

Richard married his wife Soinie on 5th May 2013, they have eight children. In his free time Richard enjoys watching soccer, fishing and game viewing.

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