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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:56 - Updated Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:36

Okavango flora and fauna diversity presented by National Geographic

Luanda - The diversity, development and discovery of some species of flora and fauna that make up the basin of the Okavango River, discovered by members of the expedition of the National Geographic program, were presented Thursday in Luanda to investigators and partners of OKACOM.

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Carlos Andrade - Presidente do Comité do Executivo da OKACOM

Photo: Lino Guimaraes

Cuando - Cubango :Okavango basin - Rio Cuebe

Photo: oto - Governo Provincial

The film called the "Return of the Okavango" produced in four months, portrays diligence done by Geographic National program, as regards the investigation of biodiversity in the Okavango basin, from one of its sources in the Cuito River in Angola until its mouth in the sands of the Kalahari in Botswana.

According to the acting Chairman of the Okavango River Basin Committee (OBSC), Carlos Andrade, who was speaking to Angop, on the sideline of the activity, the event is part of the agenda of the 31st regular meeting of OBSC held from 20-25 November in Luanda, where Angola occupies the presidency.

To him, with the release of the film within the world is expected to show the importance and richness that the Okavango basin has biodiversity and the varied ecosystems.

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