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Key highlights of UNDP Work in Botswana 2017-2021

Key highlights of UNDP Work in Botswana 2017-2021  


Kalahari landscape tour to guide plans to lower competition between land-uses and increase ecosystem integrity

27-28 May 2021, UNDP Botswana, Resident Representative, Jacinta Barrins and the Director of Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP), Dr Kabelo Senyatso visited Wildlife Management Areas…  


Non_Timber Veldt Products in Botswana

Botswana is a country with a remarkable bio-diversity of plants, insects and mammals. Some of this species are playing an essential role to sustain livelihoods of the rural population. The utilization…  


Launch of fire-management strategy and handing over of firefighting equipment to curb veld fires in Botswana

The Global Environmental Facility Small Grant Programme (GEF/SGP) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Nata Conservation Trust, the Ministry of Environment…  


Boosting revenue for Botswana’s national parks

Protecting its wildlife and nature is critically important for Botswana, which has designated more than 40% of the country’s land area to national parks and game reserves. Local communities depend on…  


UNDP improves the capacity of the BORAVAST Trust Business ventures for better community livelihoods

As part of monitoring activities for their supported projects, the KGDEP and the Department of Forestry and Range Resources (DFRR) undertook a mission to the BORAVAST community on 18th February 2021…  


A Second Opportunity Through Climate Smart Agriculture

The small village of Shakawe is located approximately 380 kilometres from the bustling touristic town of Maun. Positioned at the tip of the borders of Botswana and Namibia, Shakawe is made up of…  


GEF/SGP funded community based organizations projects under operational phase 6 within Makgadikgadi wetland area

Community Based Organisations (CBOs) within the Makgadikgadi Wetland Area (MWA) landscape have been funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF/SGP) to initiate or establish…  


The Biodiversity Finance Initiative

BIOFIN is a global partnership addressing the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner. The Initiative provides an innovative methodology enabling countries to measure their current…  


Human Development Report 2020 The Next Frontier Human Development and the Anthropocene

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  

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