- Botswana’s economic performance improved in 2013, with real GDP growth estimated to have increased to 5.4% from 4.2% in 2012, with short-term forecasts through to 2015 remaining sound, premised on improved prospects in the predominant diamond industry.
Cooperation between the African Development Bank) and Botswana dates back to 1972. As of October 2012, the Bank had financed 50 operations (41 loan projects, seven institutional support operations, and two studies) valued at approximately US $2.1 billion. Bank-funded projects are primarily in the areas of infrastructure (power, transport, water and sanitation, communication), agriculture, finance and multi-sector.
Wastewater Reuse and Water Harvesting for Irrigation Study
Statistical Capacity Building Programme - Phase II (SCB II)
|Area:||582,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2013:||2.0 Million|
|Urban Population 2013:||62.95%|
|Female Population 2013:||49.70%|
|GDP:||US$ 14.3 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2013:||US$ 7,650|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||23.56%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||119|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.634|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013):||UA 1.5 Billion|