Investment opportunities

Investment Opportunities

Botswana is committed to attracting direct foreign investment with a view to facilitating growth and diversifying the economy. In this context, investment opportunities are being actively promoted in the non-mineral sector so as to broaden the industrial base of the economy. Some of the investment opportunities offered by Botswana are:

  1. Resource based industries, such as glass manufacturing, leather and leather by-products manufacturing, beef and beef by-products, agricultural food processing and dairy farming
  2. Mining and base metals, such as gold, uranium, copper, nickel, manganese
  3. Services in the field of tourism; ICT and financial services 
  4. Energy sector: Botswana has about 212 billion tons of coal—one of the largest reserves in the world. Other available opportunities in the energy sector  include : power stations; extraction of coal bed-methane; renewable energy projects; solar PV plants and solar power generators; and biofuel projects

 Botswana Reaches Out to Jewelers for Further Diversification. Interview article and video of Botswana’s Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Onkokame Kitso Mokaila, by Rapaport.

For further reference:

 Botswana Export Development and Investment Authority

 International Financial Services Center

 Ministry of Trade and Industry

 Botswana Tourism Organization

 Botswana Innovation Hub