“Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark’’- Richard Cushing. As the year draws close and with a new office space in Maun, CCB team gathered in Maun for the annual planning meeting during the week of 21st – 25th November 2016. The week long session brought together CCB staff members to share their accomplishments in 2016, the challenges and potential solutions. Department meetings also took place to prepare and set goals for the year 2017 as we work towards our strategic shift, a tool to guide us in achieving CCB's mission and goals for the New Year and beyond. With all the brain storming and planning for two days, the team then went on a game drive at Moremi Game Reserve to relax where we also enjoyed a picnic in the park. The gathering ended with a wine and dines at Okavango River Lodge to celebrate our accomplishments in conserving Botswana's cheetahs in 2016 and look forward to 2017!