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SADC Financial Inclusion Strategy

The primary orientation of this Strategy is to support SADC Member States in the development and implementation of their own National Financial Inclusion Strategies. As such, this Strategy is regional in nature and aligns with the aspirations of the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) and the SADC Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap. The target audience […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Botswana 2014

The objectives of the FinScope Consumer Survey Botswana 2014: To describe the levels of financial inclusion (i.e. levels of access to financial products and services – both formal and informal) To describe the landscape of access (i.e. the type of products and services used by financially included individuals) To identify the drivers of, and barriers […]

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Botswana Country Report Presentation on the Status of Agricu...

FinMark Trust commissioned the Centre for Inclusive Banking in Africa (CIBA) at the University of Pretoria to design and oversee studies to document and evaluate the current state of agricultural and rural financial services in southern Africa, more specifically in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The last phase of the project was […]

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FinScope Botswana 2009

This booklet provides an overview of access to financial services, especially banking services, in Botswana. It summarises the results of the FinScope Botswana 2009 survey of the demand for banking and other financial services. This survey followed an earlier FinScope carried out in 2004, which means that we have a chance to track changes in […]

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Status of agricultural and rural finance in Botswana

A study was undertaken to examine the current status of agricultural and rural finance in six southern African countries:  Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.  This report is on one of these countries, Botswana.  The purpose is to gain insight into some of the challenges experienced in Botswana in improving access to rural finance […]

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The status of agricultural and rural financial services in S...

This short report summarises the findings of the first phase of the work, namely, an assessment of the current state of rural and agricultural financial services in the region. The research was carried out in six countries – Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – drawing mainly on secondary sources. It was completed […]

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Evaluation of retirement systems of countries within Souther...

This study examined the retirement systems of Botswana with a view to drawing lessons from their experiences in addressing old age provision both from government pension schemes and informal mechanisms developed by their communities. Pension systems and long term savings of a nation’s citizens provide the prospect of a secure retirement and the support of […]

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Survey on Demand for Financial Services in Botswana – ...

The FinScope 2009 study was undertaken with the specific objectives of profiling levels of access to financial services and benchmarking current usage of formal and informal financial services (transactions, savings, insurance and credit/loans). The stratified random sampling design was used to select a nationally representative sample of 1,400 which was weighted to the adult population. […]

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Developing a Broad-Based Employee Pension Scheme for Botswan...

The evaluation and reform of Botswana’s system of pension provision is prompted by three main observations, namely high levels of poverty in old age which will persist unless broader pension participation is ensured; low levels of long-term household savings; and rapid economic development, which can make a broaderbased pensions system affordable. This research study identifies […]

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Enhancing access to banking and financial services in Botswa...

The banking sector plays a crucial role in any economy through the provision of financial intermediation and payments services. Through these services, banks enable the efficient allocation of savings and investment, and enable financial transactions to take place at minimum cost. In discharging these functions, Botswana’s banking sector has many strengths: it is reasonably efficient, […]

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