UNDP Botswana to partner with the Banking and Wealth Exposition themed “Bridging the Inclusion Gap through Financial Literacy”, 15 to 18 November 2017

The United Nations Development Programme Botswana is a proud partner and sponsor of the Banking and Wealth Expo. The Expo is a four day financial inclusion event that will be held under the theme “Bridging the Inclusion Gap through Financial Literacy”. It Expo will take place at Ditshupo Hall, Fairground Holdings,...

UNDP hosts Access and Benefit Sharing inception workshop

UNDP Botswana in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism (MENT) through the Department of Environmental Affairs hosted an Inception Workshop for the project “Strengthening human resources, legal frameworks, and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya...

Botswana Biogas Project Learns from Experts in Ethiopia and Uganda

Reports advocating for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal 7 on “Affordable and Clean Energy” highlights that efforts to encourage clean energy have resulted in more than 20% of global power being generated by renewable sources as of 2011. Still, one in five people lack...

The United Nations Botswana and the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation Commemorate UN Day

On the 24th October 2017, the United Nations Botswana together with the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, held a breakfast meeting to commemorate the United Nations Day. The theme for the breakfast meeting was: Shared Goals, Shared Effort and Shared Destiny Towards Achieving Sustainable...

The United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and His Excellency President Paul Kagame Host Youth Connekt Africa Summit in Rwanda

The inaugural Youth Connekt Africa Summit took place at the Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda, from the 19th – 21st July 2017.  It was hosted by H.E President Paul Kagame and organized in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and...

Makomoto Community Hosts the World Environment Day Commemoration”

In line with the United Nations’ campaign for encouraging global awareness and action for environment, Botswana joined the global community by commemorating the World Environment Day (WED) on the 5th June in the Makomoto, Central District. The theme for this year WED 2017 was, Connecting People to Nature. The...

BioGas Project Brochures: Promoting Production and Utilisation of Biogas

Download brochures in English or Setswana on the BIOGAS project - a partnership between the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI), the Global Environment Fund (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which aims to facilitate low-carbon investment and public-private...

Training of farmers as community facilitators in holistic land and livestock management

Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management project sponsored training of a team of young Farmers-cum-Ecorangers from Haina Veld Farmers Association, Nhabe Agriculture Management Association, North West Integrated Farmers Association and government officers from Department of Forestry and Range Resources, Animal...

Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management Project (NSLMP) and the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) facilitates demonstration of Ear Tagging for Haina Veld Farmers Association

The Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management Project (NSLMP) in collaboration with Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) facilitated a demonstration of Ear Tagging for Haina Veld Farmers Association at Phenyo Ranch, owned by Mr G. E. Sekeletu. The event started off with welcome remarks by the host, Mr Sekeletu....

UNDP Resident Representative, Jacinta Barrins Meets With Ngamiland Community and Project Coordinators

The new United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative, Her Excellency Mrs Jacinta Barrins visited Ngamiland on the 1st March 2017 accompanied by the Environment and Climate Change Specialist Dr Oduetse Koboto. Her Excellency started off the day by visiting Sehithwa village and paid a courtesy...

New Industrial Court Rules Launched - UNDP Acknowledged for Support

The recently revised Industrial Court Rules were launched by the Honorable Judge President Tebogo Maruping at the Industrial Court premises in the Central Business District. The rules mark a milestone for Botswana as they have been aligned with international obligations and best practice and compliment the new...

Botswana’s Vision 2036 Launched, UNDP Provides High End Quality Support

Botswana’s transformative blueprint, Vision 2036, was launched by the President, Lt. General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama at the country’s 50th Independence Anniversary on 30 September 2016. It succeeds Vision 2016, set in 1996. A framework for “Achieving Prosperity for All,” Vision 2036 will spur Botswana towards...