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Doing Business in Botswana

 ICT infrastructure boost Botswana's economic growth

Video / 10/6/2014 8:58:45 AM

ICT infrastructure boost Botswana's economic growth

The importance of Information and Communication Technology cannot be underestimated for the growth of economies such as Botswana. In the last decade, Botswana's ICT infrastructure has had steady growth. ICT expenditure in Botswana is approaching 100 million dollars and a quarter of that amount comes from the government sector.

 Growing Botswana's farming sector

Video / 10/6/2014 8:58:45 AM

Growing Botswana's farming sector

Botswana currently imports substantial quantities of vegetables from neighboring countries amounting to millions of dollars annually. This is partly owing to the fact that Botswana's agricultural industry is dominated by cattle rearing and subsistence farming. Doing Business in Botswana, profile farmers who have embarked on growing the farming sector.

 The importance of manufacturing in Botswana

Video / 10/16/2014 8:52:38 AM

The importance of manufacturing in Botswana

The importance of manufacturing to any economy in Africa cannot be understated and if Botswana is to propel its economic growth even further, it needs to start producing more goods and aggressively marketing them. Doing Business in Botswana takes an in-depth look at Botswana's investment proposition to manufacturers.

 The impact of poor management on Botswana's economy

Video / 10/20/2014 1:01:57 PM

The impact of poor management on Botswana's economy

For 14 years Botswana's economic growth rate has been exceptional and the country has engaged in major projects designed to boost the economy and energy needs. In the past year Botswana has experienced severed water and power shortages and these have been blamed on the poor planning and project management in the public service sector. Doing Business in Botswana explores the impact of poor management has on the economy.

 Impact of Botswana's cattle farming sector on economy

Video / 10/20/2014 1:01:57 PM

Impact of Botswana's cattle farming sector on economy

Botswana is known as cattle country, with an estimated herd of three million cattle, cattle rearing is part of life for the ordinary Motswana and this has been going on for hundreds of years. In recent times there have signs of decline and stagnation in the beef export sector with adverse implications for the viability of cattle farming in the country. Doing Business in Botswana explores the impact on the sector has on the economy.

 Exploring  Botswana's diamond hub

Video / 10/20/2014 1:01:57 PM

Exploring Botswana's diamond hub

In the past Botswana mined and exported rough diamonds, now there is downstream diamond downstream industry. The Botswana diamond hub is testimony to that with a focus on cutting and polishing of these precious stones. Doing Business in Botswana explores the hub.

 Challenges faced by young business people in Botswana

Video / 10/20/2014 1:01:57 PM

Challenges faced by young business people in Botswana

Youth entrepreneurship is seen as a strategy that will reduce unemployment and alleviate poverty. However there are challenges, access to finance, investor confidence and lack of infrastructure to name a few. Doing Business in Botswana explores the barriers faced by young business people.

 Enhancing Botswana's business landscape through FDI & exports

Video / 12/3/2014 8:34:03 AM

Enhancing Botswana's business landscape through FDI & exports

Botswana is constantly trying to achieve ways of providing and promoting a conducive environment for both existing and prospective investors in the country. And to attain this goal, every year, the country hosts the Botswana Global Expo. This platform aims to maximise the participant's business exposure in new markets and afford them the opportunity to build new business relationships and generate significant new leads. This year's Botswana Global Expo theme was 'Enhancing the Business Landscape through Foreign Direct Investment and Exports'

 Enhancing Botswana's manufacturing sector

Video / 1/14/2015 9:13:24 AM

Enhancing Botswana's manufacturing sector

Botswana doesn't have a good track record of economic diversification, the government development ministries have developed the economic diversification drive is design to grow various sectors particularly the manufacturing sector.

 Diamonds are Botswana's best friend

Video / 3/17/2015 8:50:13 AM

Diamonds are Botswana's best friend

Botswana is located in Southern Africa and bordered by South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe. It is a mid-sized country of just over 2 million people. For the most part the country is flat, dry and 70 per cent is covered by the Kalahari Desert. Botswana is part of an elite club of Africa's preeminent economic performers, and this is thanks to the discovery of diamonds.

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