Botswana’s competitiveness improves marginally

From the soil: Government has prioritised greater agricultural output as a key driver of employment and self-sufficiency PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
From the soil: Government has prioritised greater agricultural output as a key driver of employment and self-sufficiency PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana’s competitiveness has marginally increased, with researchers at the Swiss-based Institute of Management Development (IMD) noting economic resilience in their 2022 version of a report that ranks countries on their performances.

The report, released last week, indicates that Botswana was ranked 58th out of 63 countries assessed by the researchers, compared to 61st out of 64 countries in the previous version of the World Competitiveness Handbook.

The competitiveness rankings analyse countries according to how they manage their competencies to achieve long-term value creation. The assessment is conducted by examining four areas considered critical in promoting a nation’s overall competitiveness.

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