Pulling Together To Protect Zambia’s Kafue Flats

Inter Press Service: Dams, sugarcane plantations and rapidly growing population threatened the health of the Kafue Flats, a richly diverse wetlands in southern Zambia. But growing recognition of more sustainable use of its water and fertile soil are securing the health of the ecosystem. The Kafue Flats cover a surface area of about 6,500 square kilometres, part of the Kafue River system which flows into the Zambezi River. The river falls only 13 metres as it flows east for 250 kilometres from Itezhi-tezhi to the Kafue......

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