Fire, wealth and access to wetland resources in the panhandle of Botswana's Okavango delta

  • Lin Cassidy
  • Published 2009 in
    2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote…

Abstract

Every year anthropogenic fires burn in the wetlands of the Okavango, consuming resources on which people depend. This study explores how resource use varies according to the occurrence of fires and socio-economic characteristics of households. Spatial and livelihoods analyses show that the percentage burnt within the villages' plant collection and grazing… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2009.5417926

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