Chobe farmers scramble for agro-tourism ventures

Chenjekwa (centre) briefs the media in Francistown PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Chenjekwa (centre) briefs the media in Francistown PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: Interest in agro-tourism investments and other commercial undertakings have peaked amongst Chobe District residents following government’s decision to relax provisions and allow Batswana to change the use of land they hold title on.

The relaxed provision will enable aspiring business people to engage in economic activities different to what they had originally intended to use land for.

Government took the decision less than a year ago after it was discovered that many Batswana are sitting on idle land that does not add value to the economic development of the country.

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