Economists reiterate need to prioritise high-return projects

SELEBI-PHIKWE: A senior lecturer at the University of Botswana’s (UB) Department of Economis, Jonah Tlhalefang says it is important for government to ensure that it allocates more money to sectors that have high returns. He argues this can stimulate the country’s economy.

Speaking at a budget review seminar hosted by Stanbic Bank and Business Botswana at Cresta Bosele here on Tuesday, Tlhalefang said it remains  worrisome that the country is failing to identify sectors that can help boost the  economy.

He said that sectors like arable farming have proven that they have limited chances of boosting the country’s economy as many farmers are reliant on rainfall.

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