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Tablets from the UNDP will go a long way in closing down the poverty data gaps in Botswana

The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs Government and Public Administration, Honourable Dumezweni Meshack Mthimkhulu has said that the tablets received from the UNDP will help identify the…  


Women and Youth Build Resilient Businesses (WYBRB)

The Women and Youth Build Resilient Businesses (WYBRB) programme is a UNDP Botswana project funded by Russia. The Project addresses the challenges of post-COVID-19 business recovery and resilience as…  


UNDP Supplier Development Programme (SDP) Signs Memorandum of Agreement with First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) in Support of SMEs

First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Botswana have recently announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) entering into a…  


Batswana Youth Entrepreneurs Join the Largest Network of Youth Innovators through the YouthConnekt Summit in Accra, Ghana

The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC), Hon. Tumiso Rakgare and the UNDP Botswana Resident Representative lead a delegation of Youth Entrepreneurs and Youth…  


Guide to Exporting to African Continental Free Trade Area (Simplification of Trade agreements)

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is the flagship project of the African Union to realise the aspiration outlined in Agenda 2063, a blueprint for attaining inclusive and sustainable…  


Inequality in Botswana; An analysis of the drivers and district-level mapping of select dimensions of inequality

Botswana is currently one of the most unequal countries globally, having the 9th highest Gini coefficient, indicating the degree of inequality of incomes, according to the most recent UNDP report…  


UNDP Business Supplier Development Programme has entered into partnership with selected Banks in Botswana to prioritize access to funding for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

UNDP has entered into partnership with selected Banks in Botswana, in an effort to prioritize access to funding for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through the UNDP Business Supplier Development…  


Women in Trade consultations held in Botswana

UNDP Botswana in partnership with the UN Resident Coordinators Office and UN Women in SA, hosted the Women in Trade National Consultations in Botswana event, on Tuesday 22nd June in Gaborone.  


Is there a UNDP beyond logframes?

Botswana is often portrayed as the land of dichotomies: An upper middle-income country with the 7th highest levels of inequality in the world, and 17% of the population living below the poverty line.…  


UNDP Annual Report 2020

In 2020, a tiny virus humbled the human race and ignited a development emergency. Though its impacts were felt very differently, the COVID-19 pandemic was – and continues to be – a uniquely common…  

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