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Botswana

Botswana
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Population: 2029307
  • Size: 600370.0 Km2

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Mineral governance barometer - Southern Africa
R. Alence; R. Mattes / Southern African Resource Watch 2017
Southern Africa is endowed with lucrative mineral resources such as diamonds, gold, copper, coal, platinum, and uranium.  This rich endowment can be a major asset in the quest for inclusive and sustainable development, yet mining...
Do electoral handouts affect voting behavior?
J. Guardado; L. Wantchekon / Afrobarometer 2017
The literature on vote-buying often assumes a complete transaction of cash for votes. While there is ample evidence that candidates target certain voters with cash handouts, it is unclear whether these actually result in highe...
A political economy analysis of social protection programmes in Botswana
Partnership for African Social and Governance Research 2015
Certain groups within society such as children, older persons and the physically challenged are more vulnerable to poverty, lack of access to social amenities, poor health and poor nutrition compared with the rest of the citiz...
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Botswana's Bobirwa sub-district: fostering people-centred adaptation to climate change
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
The Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRA) methodology aims at developing a common understanding among various stakeholders, including government officials, village committees and local communities, about the main hazards and issues affe...
Climate change vulnerability and risk analysis in the Bobirwa sub-district, Botswana: towards improving livelihood adaptation to climate
H. Masundire / Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
Semi-arid areas in Botswana are characterised by high rainfall variability, frequent droughts, low soil moisture and extreme events such as flash floods which normally combine with governance shortcomings and structural inequalities t...
Understanding vulnerability and adaptation in semi-arid areas in Botswana
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
Climate change is impacting and will continue to impact all sectors of the economy and society. In semi-arid areas there are opportunities to adapt to climate change but currently barriers exist to realize the full potential of these ...
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Botswana's Bobirwa Sub-District
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA methodology) aims at developing a common understanding among various stakeholders, including government officials, village committees and local communities, about the main hazards and issues affe...
Evaluating Botswana’s performance on National Vision 2016: public opinion on development pillars
R. Rekalake / Afrobarometer 2016
On 30 September 2016, Botswana will mark its 50th year of independence from the United Kingdom, a significant occasion for both celebration and reflection. An important part of this reflection has focused on Botswana’s tr...
Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
Is community-based natural resource management in Botswana viable?
R. Chevallier; R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
If Botswana is to continue its success story as an African anomaly, it will have to manage its transition to a less diamond-dependent economy skilfully. Until alternative and new sources of economic growth can be found, eco-to...
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