Economy and Development Cooperation

Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte

National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

The German Government adopted the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights in its cabinet meeting on Wednesday (21 December). The goal of this Action Plan is to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

"SADC Success Stories" launched

On 14 August, the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, launched at the 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria the second edition of the SADC Succ...

SADC Executive Secretary Dr Tax and Mr Schneider, BMZ

2017 Intergovernmental Negotiations on Development Cooperation with SADC

The development negotiations between the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Federal Republic of Germany, which are held every two years, were successfully concluded in Berlin on 28 ...

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German SADC Newsletter

Please find enclosed the Newsletter German Development Cooperation with SADC (Southern African Development Community). With this Newsletter, the German Embassy Gaborone informs and updates twice a year on activities on our German Development Cooperation with SADC.


SADC Anti-Poaching Strategy

SADC Ministers adopted a comprehensive Law Enforcement and Anti-Poaching Strategy Facing an unprecedented poaching crisis, SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources met in Bots...

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

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The promotion of foreign trade

Here you will find information on the economic situation in Botswana and an overview of the foreign trade promotion by the Federal Foreign Office.

Dr Damaris Odeny

Research and technology

Today, research and development-intensive industries account for more than half of all industrial production in Germany. Here you will find information about the major German research institutions.

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Economic development cooperation

In the following page/pages we would like to give you an idea on our most important projects in the field of economic cooperation between Germany and Botswana as well as between Germany and SADC.

Economy and Development Cooperation

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Energy Efficience Export Initiative


Are you looking for companies that offer energy-efficient products or services? The Energy Efficience Export Initiative will help you find the partners you need. Search for your new business partners in our database and read more about us!

Economy in Germany

Economy in Germany - Facts, Figures and Contacts for Journalists

Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA)


As the central organisation of the German trade fair industry, AUMA is the combination of all those forces which are partners shaping the trade fair market, in other words, exhibitors, visitors, trade fair organisers and service companies.

Research in Germany

Ideas and the results of research are the basis of Germany's successful export trade. The foundation of this success is a broad-based research network of universities, research establishments and the world of commerce.