The Okavango Delta: Opportunities for Regional Cooperation

Join Botswanan Ambassador to the United States Kitso Mokaila and former U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Michelle Gavin for a discussion about the biodiversity value of the Okavango Delta. The speakers will explore potential for regional cooperation through shared water management goals in the Delta, and the potential of university collaborations to foster and support regional cooperation.


  • Kitso Mokaila, ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States of America
  • Michelle Gavin, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Nyambe Nyambe, executive director, KAZA TFCA Secretariat

Hosted by the Nelson Institute’s Environmental Professional Programs and the UW–Madison International Division and African Studies Program

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