Business Botswana takes charge of PSDP

Business Botswana, EU and government officials at the hand over ceremony. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Business Botswana, EU and government officials at the hand over ceremony. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Business Botswana has taken over the implementation of the Private Sector Development Programme (PSDP) amid impending closure of the Centre for the Development Enterprises (CDE) office in Botswana.

This was revealed yesterday at the official transfer of the PSDP to Business Botswana in which the European Union (EU) also signed a grant agreement for €1.128 million (P13.29 million).

 The grant is meant to enable Botswana’s employer federation to implement the remaining activities and responsibilities of PSDP.

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