PESA Power987 Interview

Political Economy Review: Botswana’s Economic Diversification


Power98.7: Power Business

Monday, 10 June 2019

Interview about the recent discovery of the second-largest diamond which was discovered in Botswana and measured at 1,758-carats. The interview reviews why Botswana has not been able diversify its economy outside of diamonds and what the government needs to do to encourage diversification. The discussion also reviews what lessons can be drawn from Botswana and how its mineral resource governance differs from the rest of Africa and its peers in SADC.

Serge Hadisi

Role: Research Associate
Serge is an Economist with extensive research and publications on sustainable economic development focusing on social development in sub-Saharan Africa...


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