Cabinet To Launch Consultation On Hunting Ban

Parliament has adopted a motion to lift elephants hunting ban PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Parliament has adopted a motion to lift elephants hunting ban PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

A Presidential sub-committee of Cabinet chaired by Local Government and Rural Development minister, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi is set to launch a two-month nationwide consultation to review the four-year old ban on hunting activities.

This will be through diKgotla, local authorities and involving interest groups.

Venson-Moitoi on Friday told The Monitor that the consultations, which will kick-off when the winter Parliament adjourns, will also include representatives of professional hunters and members of the Community-based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) programme.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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