A Line in the Sand

A briefing outlining the responsibility Europe has in the cattle fencing issue by illustrating the link between EU beef subsidies and the Botswana cattle export industry.

Botswana’s Department of Animal Health and Production – against the advice of international experts – is pressing for the construction of a huge new cattle fence.

This would leave the Okavango Delta, one of the world’s greatest ecological treasures, encircled to south, north and west by an electrified wire noose.