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WLC - Webinar: Stop Oil Drilling in Namibia’s Kavango Basin - 15 July 2021


'Stop Oil Drilling in Namibia’s Kavango Basin' webinar on 15 July 2021 at 3.30 pm (Namibian time).

Explorations by the Canadian company Recon Africa in Namibia’s Kavango Basin has evoked concern both inside the country and internationally. There is a perceived threat to the local communities, their water supplies, to wildlife, and to the spectacular landscape. The development comes as climate change severely impacts the lives and livelihoods of many.

This webinar is an opportunity to hear directly from people in Namibia who are calling for a moratorium on oil drilling and for a full public inquiry into how best to protect the rights of inhabitants and their environment in Kavango.


  • Nadia April, Women’s Leadership Centre Namibia.
  • Max Muyemburuko, Kavango East and West Regional Conservancy and Community Forestry Association.
  • Matt Totten, Geologist.



Read/Download the full event details by clicking here.

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