Plan to wean off private sector speeds up
Efforts are underway to craft an overarching medium to long-term Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) Strategy for Botswana to give direction and guidelines on how best the private sector can be weaned off Government’s support and protection.
At a three-day workshop, which started in Phakalane yesterday, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dorcas Makgato-Malesu, said Government’s objective is to see the private sector operating more independently so as to compete openly in both domestic and global markets.
“This workshop is long overdue,” she said. “Diversification has been the longstanding agenda of our country for a [continue reading]