Botswana

26-Nov-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - September 2019

This is the ninety-seventh issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to September 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
06-Nov-2019

PPM - Botswana - FAPA Technical Assistance Support Project for Public Private Partnerships

PPM - Botswana - FAPA Technical Assistance Support Project for Public Private Partnerships
14-Oct-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - August 2019

This is the ninety-sixth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to August 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
27-Sep-2019

PPM – Botswana - Pandamatenga Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project

PPM – Botswana - Pandamatenga Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project 
10-Sep-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - July 2019

This is the ninety-fifth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to July 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
27-Aug-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - June 2019

This is the ninety-fourth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to June 2019 on HCPI for SADC Member States.
02-Aug-2019

EOI - Multinational - Feasibility Studies for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Multipurpose Transboundary Project.

The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) received financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the cost of the Preparation of a Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan and Multipurpose Project for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this Grant to payments under the contract for the preparation and/or undertaking of:- Feasibility Studies for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Multipurpose Transboundary Project.
04-Jul-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - April 2019

The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 7.9% in April 2019 compared to April 2018 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 0.6% in April 2019 compared to March 2019.
13-May-2019

IFB – Multinational - Rehabilitation of T001, section between Chikankata turn-off and Mazabuka (33.5km) - Lot 2 (Package 4) – north-south corridor - Kazungula bridge project

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB61-05/12of 7th May 2012, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website ( www.afdb.org).
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2013 - Issue 8

Southern Africa is projected to grow at 4.4 percent in 2013. A strong first quarter performance in many of the countries set the region on course towards this growth rate. In Angola, despite a slight deceleration of output in the non-oil sector, growth remained quite healthy, supported by oil production. Botswana maintained strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. Lesotho maintained positive growth that largely reflected the mining and textile sub-sectors’ good sustained performance, while in Malawi growth rebounded in the first quarter, with the main drivers being improved...
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 2nd Quarter 2013 - Issue 9

Economic activity in Southern Africa remained quite strong in the second quarter, giving optimism that the region is on course to attain a projected annual average growth rate of 4.4 percent. Angola witnessed a pickup in growth in the non-oil sector, which combined with strong oil production to maintain a healthy second quarter performance. Botswana sustained its strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. However, recent adverse weather conditions in the country moderated overall growth during the second quarter. Growth was positive in Lesotho, largely reflecting good performance...
26-Apr-2019

Project Summary Note - Botswana Development Corporation Limited (BDC) - Botswana

25-Apr-2019

Botswana: African Development extends US$80m line of credit to help industrialization and regional integration

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a USD 80 million line of credit to the Botswana Development Corporation Ltd (“BDC”) to help the country’s industrialization and regional integration. The line of credit will be provided via the African Development Bank’s private sector window and will be used to finance local companies in the Botswana's manufacturing, transport, logistics and services sectors. In total, the projects are expected to create between 2500 and 2800 jobs, including 1200 to 1300 for women, in particular in these sectors. Botswana’...
12-Apr-2019

Botswana - Country Strategy Paper 2015-2019

The Country Strategy Paper (CSP) provides a framework for the Bank Group support to Botswana for the period 2014-2019. The CSP was developed within the context of the Government’s medium term-development framework, the 10th National Development Plan (NDP10) for the period 2009-2016. It has taken into account the Bank’s strategic priorities as outlined in the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy (TYS) for the period 2013-2022. The CSP will support Botswana achieve high, inclusive, and sustainable growth, which is the shared goal of the TYS and the NDP10.
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - Southern Africa

The Southern Africa economic Outlook reviews macroeconomic conditions in the 13 countries comprising the African Development Bank’s Southern Africa region. The first part highlights growth trends and provides projections for 2019 and 2020 by examining the main drivers of growth based on prevailing global, regional, and domestic conditions. It also examines financial and structural policies and how they shape current and future growth. It then discusses the region’s performance on inequality, employment, structural change, and poverty reduction. The second part discusses the region’s...
01-Apr-2019

EOI – Botswana - Firms - Consultancy services for BDC Capacity Building

Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of Capacity Building for BDC and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the below;
01-Mar-2019

Southern African Governors supportive of African Development Bank’s efforts for increased development impact in the region

The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. “We are working hard for a much-transformed Southern Africa,” Adesina told governors. Governors commented in detail on the Bank’s transformative projects in the region, and shared their concerns to ensure that their countries’ recent improvement in economic growth would continue to be reflected in solid...
20-Feb-2019

African Development Bank and partners unite in major push against malnutrition −‘the silent killer’

Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity? The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health. Africa has 20 of the 24 countries with stunting rates of over 40%. This includes Antonio, a little boy from Madagascar, whose story amplifies the urgency of action. The African Development Bank financed a major irrigation project for rice and its President, Akinwumi Adesina, had visited. Excitedly, several kids from the village rushed to where the delegation was, curious to...
27-Dec-2018

Kazungula Bridge to link, open up markets in eight African countries

Scenes of traders, travelers, fishermen and women crossing the Zambezi river on floating planks, ferries, rickshaw boats, and canoes will soon come to an end.  In just 24 months, travelling between the water-rich but land-locked Zambia and Botswana will get easier, smoother and faster, when the new road and rail bridge, currently under construction across the waters of the Zambezi, is commissioned for public use. The 923-metre-long by 18.5-metre-wide masterpiece will link the town of Kazungula in Zambia with Botswana. Its location traverses the intersection of the Zambezi and Chobe...
22-Nov-2018

Zambia-Zimbabwe-Botswana-Namibia Interconnector (ZiZaBoNa) – Phase A – ARAP Summary

The ZIZABONA transmission project consists of the development, financing, construction and operation of new transmission facilities in Zambia and Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia with the view to facilitate the establishment of a western transmission corridor in Southern Africa. The project derives its name from the first two letters of each of the four countries involved. The electricity utilities of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia signed an Inter-Utility Memorandum for the development of the transmission network called ZIZABONA in 2007, and an Inter-Governmental Memorandum of...