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Charcoal Production Training Workshop Conducted to Create Jobs while Managing Bush Encroachment in Ngamiland

Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (NSLM) Project facilitated training of 19 people from Lake Ngami Conservation Trust and Haina Veld Farmers Association in Charcoal production  


Addressing HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination; Botswana commissions studies to inform legal and policy reviews

Botswana has finally embarked in a process aimed at generating evidence to inform the HIV policy and related legal reviews that would address the human rights aspects of the pandemic in a country with…  


Turning the tide against HIV and AIDS; Indicators show improvments in addressing challenge

Botswana has been turning the tide against HIV and AIDS. Several of the country’s health indicators that had deteriorated owing to the effects of HIV and AIDS have been on the rebound. The rate of…  


Strengthening the Voices of Democracy: Botswana observes IDD 2012

In responding to this year’s call by the Secretary General for citizens of the world “to speak out” and “participate”, the Botswana Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and UN facilitated a public…  


UNDP supported initiative influences policy on management of protected areas in Botswana

Until recently, the Southern Sua Pan, an important breeding site for the Lesser flamingo, an endangered bird species in the Makgadikgadi wetland system was like any part of the Botswana’s bird…  


Botswana embarks on ambitious plan to tackle climate change

Climate change is already being attributed to a number of changes in Botswana, including longer drought episodes, changes in rainfall patterns, outbreaks of crop diseases that affect the most…  


UNDP initiative helps vulnerable groups access justice in Botswana

In partnership with the Government of Botswana, UNDP has piloted a Legal Aid initiative aimed at designing a legal aid programme that promotes greater access to justice and utilisation of legal…  


Youths commit to addressing unemployment and inequality in Botswana

Areas like Kgalagadi, Ghantsi and Ngamiland, are among the highest concentrations of severely poor households in Botswana, however, with a national mobile penetration rate of over 100%, the Hub would…  


Solar power changes families’ lives in Botswana

The introduction of solar power in Kgope is the result of efforts by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), in partnership with the Government of…  

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