ODMP Research and Monitoring Action Plan
Funding from Danida enabled HOORC to draw up the Research and Monitoring Action Plan for theOkavango Delta Management Plan.The team would like to thank the DEA staff, the representatives of all the ODMP partner institutions,BirdLife Botswana, Okavango Wilderness Safaris and all the HOORC staff members for their valuablecontributions. Without the detailed sector specific information this Research and Monitoring Action Plancould not have been compiled. Special thanks to Prof. Ringrose, Dr. VanderPost, Mr. Sekgowa Motsumiand Mr. Mokgadi Monamati who dedicated some of their time to revise the draft report and to Mr.Gaseitsiwe Masunga who provided an overview of all the research and monitoring activities related to theDepartment of Wildlife and National Parks. Furthermore we would like to express our gratitude to Mrs.Monica Morrison the Senior Librarian of HOORC who advised the team how to extract information onresearch outputs focused on the Okavango Delta Ramsar Site from the Library Catalogue and theHOORC Research Project Database.The team would like to express its particular gratefulness to Mr. Helmut Bendsen who dedicated a lot if his time compiling an overview of research publications, providing logistical support and assisting in thereport revision and the final lay-out.Last but not least we would like to thank Mr. Josef Matshelo for his help in printing and binding the report.