This glossary comes from the SADC Water Hub


KalangaKalanga (or Bakalanga) is an ethnic group living in the entire Northeast District and the eastern third of Central District in Botswana. They also live in Southwest of Bulawayo and along the Botswana border. They speak Kalanga - one of the Bantu languages.
KarooidOf the Karoo - a word from Khoisan used to describe a semi-desert region of South Africa.
KgalagadiThe same as Kalahari Desert - a large, arid desert area in southwestern Sub-Saharan Africa extending 900,000 km², covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is a large wildlife preserve and conservation area in southern Africa. The park straddles the border between South Africa and Botswana. Also: The other main ethnic identity besides Tswana within southeastern Botswana.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier ParkThe Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa and the Gemsbok National Park in Botswana were combined to form this impressively large park of over 3,6 million hectares.
KhettaraSubsurface irrigation channels.
KhoikhoiThe Khoikhoi (people people or real people) or Khoi, (in standardised Khoekhoe/Nama orthography spelled Khoekhoe), are a historical division of the Khoisan ethnic group, the native people of southwestern Africa, closely related to the Bushmen.
KhoisanLanguages indigenous to southern and eastern Africa.
Knowledge systemsThe organised assembly of knowledge.
Köppen climate classificationSystem that uses monthly precipitation and temperature data and total annual precipitation data to classify a location's climate into one of five main categories: Tropical Moist Climates; Dry Climates; Moist Mid-latitude Climates with Mild Winters; Moist Mid-Latitude Climates with Cold Winters; and Polar Climates. These categories are further divided into number of subcategories. First developed in 1918 by German biologist W. Köppen, this system has undergone a number of modifications.