KAZA ministers on governance, development issues

Flying the flag: Makwinja held the fort for Mthimkhulu at the KAZA Summit PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Flying the flag: Makwinja held the fort for Mthimkhulu at the KAZA Summit PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA: Acting Minister of Environment and Tourism Nnaniki Makwinja on Wednesday told the inaugural Kavango Zambezi Trans-Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) Heads of State Summit that the country has, since 2019, been coming up with laws and policies geared at consolidating efforts of the regional transfrontier area.

The minister was giving high-level reflections with her colleagues in the KAZA region. The theme of the reflections was 'What Will It Take To Further Strengthen KAZA TFCA Governance And Development To Ensure Conservation And Development Impacts On The Ground'.

Makwinja cited the Community-Based National Resource Management (CBNRM) Bill, which she said was crafted with the notion of empowering communities through the requisite beneficiation to the grassroots.


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