Botswana

12-mar-2020

Botswana: African Development Bank supports economic diversification project through FAPA

An economic diversification project supported by the Africa Development Bank was launched in Botswana last month to strengthen the small stock, tourism and horticulture industries by improving businesses linkages particularly among small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Botswana Economic Diversification Project was launched on 6 February, 2020 in the capital Gaborone, with the aim of diversifying the southern African nation’s economy, which is heavily dependent on minerals, especially diamond exports. Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Karabo Socraat Gare,...
26-Feb-2020

Botswana - Renforcement des Capacités Statistiques (RCS II) dans les Pays Membres de la Région pour le Suivi et L’évaluation des Résultats des OMD

Le Programme de la Phase II de renforcement des capacités statistiques pour le suivi des OMD et mesure des résultats pour le Botswana du Fonds d’appui technique pour les pays à revenu intermédiaire (FAT-PRI RSC II ) visait à : (i) réaliser les objectifs de renforcement des capacités statistiques en proposant des formations en statistique, et renforcer les institutions et (ii) améliorer le suivi, la formulation de politiques, l’efficacité des mesures mécanismes de résultats, et la prise de décision en matière de la lutte contre la pauvreté et d’OMD (devenus ODD). Ce programme devait également...
25-Feb-2020

Botswana: African Development Bank supports development finance agency BDC with $80 million Line of Credit

The African Development Bank and the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) on Friday signed a Line of Credit (LOC) totaling $80 million to help scale up key investments in the southern African country. BDC will on-lend to specific target groups, focusing on industrialization including manufacturing, transport and service sectors that have significant development impact. Repayment will be over 10 years, including a two-year grace period. Signing on behalf of the Bank, Mohamed Kalif, Manager, Financial Intermediation and Inclusion Division, said: “The African Development Bank is...
13-Feb-2020

GPN - Botswana - Support to Economic Diversification Technical Assistance Project

The Government of Botswana has applied for a grant from the African Development Bank Group’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) to finance the Support to Economic Diversification Technical Assistance Project.
10-Feb-2020

EOI - Botswana - Procurement expert for sustainable financing of regional infrastructure and industrial projects in SADC Project

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Sustainable Financing of Regional Infrastructure and Industrial Projects in SADC Project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for a Procurement Expert.
10-Feb-2020

EOI - Botswana - Finance expert for sustainable financing of regional infrastructure and industrial projects in SADC Project

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Sustainable Financing of Regional Infrastructure and Industrial Projects in SADC Project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for a Finance Expert.
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-aoû-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-aoû-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-juil-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-mai-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-mai-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-mai-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-avr-2019

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

25-avr-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-avr-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.