Local name of the country : Tswanas Country (Tswana)
Languages : English, Tswana, Afrikaan
For more information :
Essentiel Botswana : French safaris turn to nature, environmental education and sustainable development.
Walk Botswana Safaris : walking safaris
AndBeyond, sustainable safari tour operator, employing local guides and investing back into the local environment, doing luxury safaris
Places to stay :
Belmond Eagle Island Lodge : is located on a private island in the heart of the Okavango Delta and works on an off-the-grid system, which means that all power generation, domestic and potable water, as well as sewerage treatment is generated on site.
Grootbos : your stay at Grootbos will contribute to three main initiatives. The Green Futures focuses on educating the region’s unemployed young adults while at the same time highlighting the conservation and promotion of the region’s unique biodiversity. The Football Foundation uses sport as an instrument for change while Siyakhula focuses on enterprise development to create sustainable livelihoods for the local communities.
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp : has been built to eco-friendly perfection. The camp is 100% solar powered and makes use of innovative eco-friendly systems to break down wastewater. Being a partner to the Namibia Desert Lion Conservation, Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp supports a unique population of desert-adapted lions and tries to resolve the conflict between lions and the local people of the region.
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