The Bank of Botswana is Botswana's central bank.
The official website presents general information of the bank and legal framework; releases news, states Botswana's financial and economic data. Users can get access to its publications, statistics and official publications. [Editors EconBiz]
UNDP links global and national efforts to achieve the Millennium goals and helps host countries to find solutions to global and national development challenges. Main areas of activity are:
- Democratic governance
- Poverty reduction
- Crisis prevention and recovery
- Environment and energy
Through the Resident Co-ordinator System UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN's activities in the field of development. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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Publications are downloadable....
Homepage of the University of Botswana, which has, among others, a department for African Languages & Literature. You can search a database for publications from the university staff (http://www.ub.bw/ord/ord_pubs.cfm?pid=159&m3=0) [editors ilissAfrica]
SACU, the oldest customs union in the world, has five member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. It maintains the free interchange of goods between member countries and provides for a common external tariff and a common excise tariff to this common customs area. [editors ilissAfrica]
DITSHWANELO is an advocacy organisation with a key role in the promotion and protection of human rights in Botswana society. The Centre seeks to educate, research, counsel and mediate on issues of human rights, with specific reference to the marginalised and the disempowered. [according to site editor's information]
As of 2012, the GIZ office in Gaborone will be responsible for cooperation with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Botswana. Botswana is adversely affected by its high HIV infection rate. The Government also faces the immense challenge of diversifying the economy, as mining (diamonds, ores and coal) currently accounts for more than 65 per cent of its export revenue. Germany is providing support to Botswana in the following areas:
*Natural resources management
*Social engagement ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]