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NAMIBIA and Angola have moved towards the creation of a joint trans-border conservation area, reports The NamibIan, Windhoek.
Angolan news agency Angop reports the Angolan cabinet council recently ratified the memorandum of understanding for the creation of the 31 540km2 Iona-Skeleton Coast Transfrontier Park it signed with Namibia on August 1, 2003. Namibia ratified the memorandum, for the proposed conservation area.
On November 2 (sic) Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe sign a memorandum of understanding to create the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area.
This park is based on the wetland ecosystems of the Zambezi and Okavango rivers, and the proposed target area includes a major part of the Upper Zambezi Basin, the Okavango Basin and the Okavango Delta, which is the largest contiguous wilderness, wetland and wildlife area in the southern African region.
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