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By 2050, Botswana will have fewer children. But more adults will need jobs, a demographic the government needs to plan for.

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IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.

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Jul 15, 2017

Africa's Pulse, No. 15, April 2017

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 percent in 2017, following a marked deceleration in 2016.

Apr 11, 2016

International Development Association (IDA) in Africa

IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.

Apr 11, 2016

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Apr 11, 2016

World Bank Live

Tune in for the 2016 Spring Meetings April 12 – 17, and join the conversation!

Nov 16, 2012

Doing Business in Botswana

The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where Botswana ranks on the "Ease of Doing Business."

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Gaborone, Botswana
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+267-765-55663
In Botswana
Oarabile Minky Matebejane
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+267-310-5465
omatebejane@worldbank.org
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Ivan Velev
Country Program Coordinator
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
+1-202-473-0814
ivelev@worldbank.org