Insurers to play a critical role in the success of the ESP


During this year’s State of the Nation address, President Ian Khama outlined his vision for the country and the measures to be taken to ensure sustainable growth and development in Botswana.

The private sector, and in particular the insurance industry, has an important role to play in helping government achieve its objectives. Economic growth can only be achieved when aspiring entrepreneurs and burgeoning businesses protect themselves against the risks associated with their respective industries.

The Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP), detailed by President Khama, aims to reinvigorate the local economy, accelerate employment creation and promote economic diversification. Key sectors include: Infrastructure, Agriculture, Tourism, Manufacturing and Services. Insurers play a critical role in protecting growth in these sectors. Here are just a few ways in which reputable insurers, who benefit from access to global best-practice coupled with on-the-ground experience, can assist:

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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