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Botswana

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Botswana

The Republic of Botswana boasts abundant natural resources, such as diamonds, bronze, nickel, and coal, which have contributed to the acceleration of Botswana's economy. In 2017, Botswana's per capita GDP rose to 7,595 US Dollars (WB 2018), one of the highest rates in southern Africa. However, in contrast to its rapid growth, Botswana has encountered challenges, such as income disparities, underdevelopment in rural areas and high unemployment rate. Botswana also faces the second highest prevalence of HIV/AIDs (22.8% of adults aged 15 to 49, UNAIDS 2017) in the world. To address these diverse challenges, JICA's support to Botswana primarily focuses on 1) infrastructure development for economic growth, and 2) development acceleration in areas of poverty.

Office Information
JICA Botswana Office
Address
Fairscape Precinct Building 2, Plot 70667 Fairgrounds, Gaborone, Botswana
(Private Bag 00369 Gaborone, Botswana)

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What's New

April 9, 2021 Message from the Resident Representative
April 2, 2021 Childline receives educational material and face masks for children
March 30, 2021 JICA donates to Stepping Stones International (SSI)
February 3, 2021 Former JOCV member donates Sporting Clothing to Botswana Judo Federation (BJF)
November 25, 2020 Princess Marina Hospital Feedback

News & Features

September 14, 2020 Signing of Record of Discussions on Technical Cooperation Project with Botswana: Support for Sustainable Forest and Natural Resources Management
July 11, 2019 TOWARD TICAD 7: ‘Africa & Me’ Part 6 – “What matters is that you go for it” - lessons I learned from the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers activities in Botswana: Yuki Nihei, Coach and Director, Chukyo University Women’s Softball Club
November 26, 2018 His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince Grants Audience to Participants in the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program
November 15, 2018 Raising Awareness of the Importance of Hand-Washing and Toilets in Africa From the Grass-Roots Level: 10 Years of the Water Security Action Team

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