Economic Growth and Trade

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Economic Growth and Trade
USAID encourages private enterprise in Botswana to take advantage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, which can help expand opportunities for designers, manufacturers, and workers in the textile and apparel industry, among others.

USAID manages a Development Credit Authority (DCA) in Botswana with Barclays Bank. The goal of the five-year, $15 million DCA is to provide access to credit for SMEs and entrepreneurs to help Botswana diversify its economy and create jobs.

USAID/Southern Africa’s regional program also manages the Southern Africa Trade Hub, which implements program activities in Botswana.