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The Cubango-Okavango is one of the last near pristine aquatic ecosystems on the African continent, and indeed on earth.

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Members of the Basin Wide Forum participated in a consultative meeting of DFID's Regional Climate Change Programme held in Rundu, Namibia, November 2010.
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Part of the SADC Water Dialogue event held in Maun in November 2010, InterPress Services organized a visit to OKACOM Secretariat and field trip for trainee journalists to learn about impacts of the 2010 Delta flooding. Birdlife Botswana Conservation Officer Pete Hancock explains new important bird areas created by the flooding.
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Basket maker at Capico, Cuando Cubango Province, Angola, 2007.
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Populations affected by flooding on the Kavango River, April 2011, as mapped by the UN OCHA Office for Eastern and Southern Africa.
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This short focal-length astronaut photograph showing flooding in the entire Okavango Delta was acquired on June 2, 2011, and provided to NASA's Earth Observatory site by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.
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Agreement between the Governments of the Republic of Angola, the Republic of Botswana and the Republic of Namibia on the Establishment of a Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM) Windhoek, 15 September 1994
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Acordo entre os Governos de a República de Angola a República do Botswana e a República da Namíbia sobre o estabelecimento de uma Comissão Permanente da Água da Bacia do Rio Okavango (OKACOM, Windhoek, 15 de Setembro 1994
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Tea Time at OBSC Meeting, Gaborone, September 2010
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Calendário 2011 indicando as férias nos estados ribeirinhos.
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Hydrology Task Force Team Members on HYCOS Training, Kongola, Namibia, May 2010
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Angola Science and Techhnology Conference October 2011
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Map of the Okavango River Basin produced by the United Nations Cartographic Section.
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Audience at OKACOM's panel discussion at Okavango Research Centre's International Flood Pulsed Wetlands Symposium, Maun, 1 February 2011.
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Spider on web at flooded Lake Ngami, Botswana, February 2010.
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River at Shakawe, Botswana, October 2008
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Dr Ebenizário Chonguiça at 17th OKACOM Meeting Open Dialogue Forum, Swakopmund, May 2011
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Basin Wide Forum Meeting
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OKACOM Commissioners Visit to OKASEC
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River Systems Botswana
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SAP and NAP Consultation Meeting
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NAP Members Consultation Meeting
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Okavango KCW Meeting
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Okavango TDA IntegrationTeam Meeting
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River systems and interaction with the people of Angola
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14th OKACOM Meeting
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OkBMC Meeting June 2008
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TDA Technical Review Meeting, Nov-09 Mossulo, Angola
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2010 Flood Symposium, Maun, Botswana
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