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Who’s who at the gathering

Who’s who at the gathering

 Who’s who at the gathering

By Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky (CIRAD, RP-PCP)

Several government officials and community representatives attended the conference in Hwange. Dr Washington Mbizvo, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, and His Excellency M Laurent Delahousse, Ambassador of France to Zimbabwe, gave the opening and the closing addresses.

Chief Dingani Nelukoba gave the welcoming address, and headmen and village heads from the Dete area represented traditional authorities throughout the event. The Department for Livestock and Veterinary Services was represented by Dr Unesu Ushewokunze-Obatulu, who is principal director, as well as several staff members from the Central Veterinary Laboratory in Harare.

Several participants from the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority of Zimbabwe attended the conference, including local staff from Hwange National Park, and staff from Harare headquarters and other parks included in Transfrontier Conservation Areas such as Gonarezhou National Park and Greater Mapungubwe.

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