This study provides an assessment of Botswana’s services sector with the aim to identify possible policy options, in particular in the case of ongoing regional and multilateral services trade negotiations, to support further exports of services from Botswana.
The study produced a set of ODI/BIDPA (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis) Briefing Notes. The views presented are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the BTPP/BIDPA. We thank the many stakeholders in Botswana that made this study possible.
This briefing note discusses the development of Botswana's services sector, finding that recent growth is only the beginning for a sector which should have a bright future given the factor endowments if the relevant policy and regulatory frameworks are...
Discussing the development of trade in services in Botswana, arguing that developing this further will require a fundamental shift in mindset throughout the whole economy.
This paper analyses Botswana's service sectors and goes on to discuss its' development.
This paper looks at the development of trade in financial services, suggesting that more competition may well be needed and commitments in both GATS and possibly EPAs (Economic Partnership Agreements with the EU) help to signal this.
This short briefing note discusses the development of Botswana's education sector, finding it can move quickly to build up education expertise in niche areas, such as nurse education.