Africa > Southern Africa > Botswana > Construction / Infrastructure

Construction / Infrastructure in Botswana

  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Infrastructure boom on Botswana’s horizon 2012-09-10

    BOTSWANA, 2012/09/10 As a result, the transport and energy & power sectors are expected to see the majority increase over the next decade. As the majority of projects are financed by the government, and the country is heavily reliant on revenues from the diamond mining industry, the economic recession continues to be the greatest restraint for infrastructure development. Frost & Sullivan’s statement, ‘Infrastructure Tracker: Botswana's Infrastructure Sector’, finds that there will be significant increase in the transport and energy and power infrastructure sectors in Botswana. This is as a result of the government's aim to expand the mining industry and stimulate economic increase by diversifying the economy.