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Review of Botswana"s agricultural research system.

Review of Botswana"s agricultural research system.

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Published by ISNAR in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Botswana.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesISNAR ;, R51, ISNAR (Series)., 51.
      ContributionsInternational Service for National Agricultural Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS542.B55 R48 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1662006M
      LC Control Number91225746

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The agricultural sector was identified as one of the most vulnerable to climate change in Botswana(Department of Metereological Services, ).File Size: 1MB. Agricultural Research (DAR) conducts research on the performance of various breeds of livestock and crops in Botswana climatic and soil conditions.

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Overview of Agriculture in Botswana • Agriculture generates an excess of P8 billion in revenue per annum. • Demand for key commodities and processed goods is worth more than P billion.

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Economic diversification has been the priority concern in recent and current national development plans (NDP 9&10). Given the agricultural sector’s decreasing share in GDP, there is a need to diversify agricultural production and promote the potential for investment.

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The new National Agriculture Policy reflects best national and international practices, and focuses on agriculture as a theme, not only as a sector. Recognizing the multi-functionality of agriculture, it builds on a vision that draws –in formulation and execution– on the capacity of actors beyond the Ministry of Agriculture only.

Agricultural research has been devoted to soil conservation, grazing experiments, and developing and distributing improved strains of grain. The construction of dams and the drilling of boreholes to tap underground water are continuing government programs.

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