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US chief complains of defecation in Okavango Delta

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US deputy chief of mission to Botswana Michael Murphy has expressed concern over people who openly defecate in the Okavango River Basin. He said improving health and hygiene, as well as protecting the quality of the water are just a few of the measures his government is pushing to improve management of the Okavango Delta and the entire Okavango River Basin. Under the USAID supported Southern African Regional Environment (SAREP), CLTS has recently been introduced in Shakawe and will be brought to Gumare next month.

Read more in Mmegi Online, 18th June 2013

Date: 26 June 2013