Gov’t bottlenecks impede Panda’s agro-tourism

In charge: Johane Chenjekwa, Chobe Land Board chairperson PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
In charge: Johane Chenjekwa, Chobe Land Board chairperson PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

PANDAMATENGA: Even though the government’s decision to relax land use and keeping of wildlife with interest in agro-tourism investments sparked, there are still hindrances in Pandamatenga, an area that has been identified as a Special Economic Zone.

Agro-tourism or agricultural tourism is an industry built around visiting a working farm or any agricultural, horticultural or agribusiness operation for leisure, education, or active involvement in the activities of the farm.

When government announced that it would allow farmers to keep small game as a way to encourage locals’ participation in agro-tourism, most people thought any bottlenecks in the way of the initiative’s success would also be removed.

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A step in the right direction

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