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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…  


Okavango Sub-District brings the Multidimensional Poverty index to life

The Poverty Eradication Coordination Unit (PECU) of the Office of the President together with the Department of Community Development of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development met with…  


Waste recovery project to create employment and develop a strong waste recycling industry in Botswana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism recently launched waste recovery pilot project in the…  


UNDP supports the promotion of waste to be used as a resource- Bratonozic

The Programme Specialist-Environment and Climate Change, Ms Chimbidzani Bratonozic said that the UNDP is happy to support the promotion of waste to be used as a resource rather than thrown into bins…  


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.…  


The Botswana National Informal Sector Recovery plan launched- Opportunity to build-back-better

The Botswana National Informal Sector Recovery Plan (ISRP) was launched on the 16th March 2021 in Gaborone. Speaking at the launch, the UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Jacinta Barrins said, “As part…  


Localizing the SDGs: Global Goals, Local Action

The project has been designed with the primary objective of supporting the Government of Botswana with the implementation of the SDGs, the SDGs Roadmap and other strategic emerging issues such as…  


The 2020 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

The 2020 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) data and publication "Charting pathways out of multidimensional poverty: Achieving the SDGs" released on 16 July 2020 by the Oxford Poverty and…  


UNDP Supports Botswana Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Survive COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme – UNDP – has expanded its unique “Business Supplier Development Programme” (SDP) to support participating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to live through…  


Local Communities as Stewards of Nature

In commemorating the World Environment Day (WED) for 2020 the UNDP through the GEF/SGP recognizes the role of the local communities particularly at the grassroot level as “stewards of nature’. The WED…  

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