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]
The United Evangelical Mission is an international communion of 34 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and the v Bodelschwingh Institutions Bethel. The UEM has regional offices in Africa (Dar-es-Salaam), Asia (Medan) and Germany (Wuppertal). The aim of the member churches of the UEM is to work together as equal partners between North-South and South-South. Priorities include diaconal work, combating HIV/Aids, working for the rights of women and children, scholarships, development co-operation, intercultural encounter and project promotion. Peace and human rights work is a specific programme priority. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
BOTEC supports the national development goals by aligning research, science and technology products and services with the Vision 2016 ideals and the National Development Plans. The organization is renowned for successful implementation of energy projects. It operates under the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology. ... [according to site editor's information]
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....
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
This site presents the results of a research about the relation between population, development and environment. You will find basic information about the three countries studied (Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia), data and statistics including their analysis, as well as full text publications on the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ministry of Trade and Industry in Botswana is responsible for the promotion and attraction of both domestic and foreign investment in the industrial and commercial sectors. [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]
IUCN Botswana is the Country Office for IUCN - The World Conservation Union. IUCN has 4 regional offices in Africa and IUCN Botswana Office falls within the IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa (IUCN ROSA). The IUCN Botswana Programme has been involved in drafting environmental policies, strategies and legislation; formulating management plans; identifying the environmental interests and needs of the business sector; as well as providing support and capacity building to NGOs and CBOs in the country. ... [according to site editor's information]